New York Times Spelling Bee Solution and Answers for May 31, 2020

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Today’s pangram is HANDBILL.

HANDBILL is defined as an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution.

ALIBI is defined as a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.. It is also defined as exonerate by means of an alibi. It is also defined as (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question.

ANAL is defined as a stage in psychosexual development when the child’s interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.. It is also defined as of or related to the anus.

The word ANNAL has no known definition.

BAIL is defined as (criminal law) money that must be forfeited by the bondsman if an accused person fails to appear in court for trial. It is also defined as deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period. It is also defined as empty (a vessel) by bailing. It is also defined as release after a security has been paid. It is also defined as remove (water) from a vessel with a container. It is also defined as secure the release of (someone) by providing security. It is also defined as the legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial).

BALD is defined as without the natural or usual covering. It is also defined as lacking hair on all or most of the scalp. It is also defined as with no effort to conceal. It is also defined as grow bald; lose hair on one’s head.

BALL is defined as a lavish dance requiring formal attire. It is also defined as United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989). It is also defined as a solid projectile that is shot by a musket. It is also defined as a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs. It is also defined as a compact mass. It is also defined as one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens. It is also defined as an object with a spherical shape. It is also defined as a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass. It is also defined as a pitch that is not in the strike zone. It is also defined as a spherical object used as a plaything. It is also defined as form into a ball by winding or rolling. It is also defined as round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games. It is also defined as the people assembled at a lavish formal dance.

BALLAD is defined as a narrative poem of popular origin. It is also defined as a narrative song with a recurrent refrain.

BANAL is defined as repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.

BILABIAL is defined as a consonant that is articulated using both lips; /p/ or /b/ or /w/. It is also defined as of or relating to or being a speech sound that is articulated using both lips.

BILL is defined as a statute in draft before it becomes law. It is also defined as publicize or announce by placards. It is also defined as a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank). It is also defined as an itemized statement of money owed for goods shipped or services rendered. It is also defined as a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement. It is also defined as demand payment. It is also defined as horny projecting mouth of a bird. It is also defined as an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution. It is also defined as a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes. It is also defined as a cutting tool with a sharp edge. It is also defined as advertise especially by posters or placards. It is also defined as a list of particulars (as a playbill or bill of fare). It is also defined as the entertainment offered at a public presentation.

BLAB is defined as speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly. It is also defined as divulge confidential information or secrets.

BLAH is defined as pompous or pretentious talk or writing.

BLAND is defined as lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting. It is also defined as smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication. It is also defined as lacking taste or flavor or tang.

The word BLIN has no known definition.

BLIND is defined as something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity. It is also defined as make dim by comparison or conceal. It is also defined as unable to see. It is also defined as not based on reason or evidence. It is also defined as a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight. It is also defined as a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters). It is also defined as make blind by putting the eyes out. It is also defined as people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group. It is also defined as render unable to see. It is also defined as unable or unwilling to perceive or understand.

BLINI is defined as Russian pancake of buckwheat flour and yeast; usually served with caviar and sour cream.

DAHLIA is defined as any of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously colored flower heads; native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America and Colombia.

DIAL is defined as a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called. It is also defined as choose by means of a dial. It is also defined as operate a dial to select a telephone number. It is also defined as the circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments. It is also defined as the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning. It is also defined as the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours.

DILL is defined as aromatic threadlike foliage of the dill plant used as seasoning. It is also defined as aromatic Old World herb having aromatic threadlike foliage and seeds used as seasoning.

HAIL is defined as praise vociferously. It is also defined as be a native of. It is also defined as greet enthusiastically or joyfully. It is also defined as call for. It is also defined as enthusiastic greeting. It is also defined as many objects thrown forcefully through the air. It is also defined as precipitate as small ice particles. It is also defined as precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents.

HALAL is defined as conforming to dietary laws. It is also defined as (Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah. It is also defined as proper or legitimate.

HALL is defined as United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914). It is also defined as a large entrance or reception room or area. It is also defined as a college or university building containing living quarters for students. It is also defined as United States child psychologist whose theories of child psychology strongly influenced educational psychology (1844-1924). It is also defined as a large and imposing house. It is also defined as an interior passage or corridor onto which rooms open. It is also defined as English writer whose novel about a lesbian relationship was banned in Britain for many years (1883-1943). It is also defined as the large room of a manor or castle. It is also defined as United States astronomer who discovered Phobos and Deimos (the two satellites of Mars) (1829-1907). It is also defined as United States explorer who led three expeditions to the Arctic (1821-1871). It is also defined as a large building for meetings or entertainment. It is also defined as a large building used by a college or university for teaching or research. It is also defined as a large room for gatherings or entertainment.

HANDBALL is defined as a game played in a walled court or against a single wall by two or four players who strike a rubber ball with their hands. It is also defined as a small rubber ball used in playing the game of handball.

HILL is defined as United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916). It is also defined as (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands. It is also defined as risque English comedian (1925-1992). It is also defined as structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones. It is also defined as a local and well-defined elevation of the land. It is also defined as form into a hill.

ILIAD is defined as a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy.

INLAID is defined as adorned by inlays.

INLAND is defined as situated away from an area’s coast or border.

The word LABIA has no known definition.

LABIAL is defined as a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips. It is also defined as of or relating to the lips of the mouth. It is also defined as relating to or near the female labium.

LAID is defined as set down according to a plan.

The word LAIN has no known definition.

LANAI is defined as an island of central Hawaii; a pineapple-growing area. It is also defined as a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room.

LAND is defined as material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use). It is also defined as the territory occupied by a nation. It is also defined as a politically organized body of people under a single government. It is also defined as United States inventor who incorporated Polaroid film into lenses and invented the one step photographic process (1909-1991). It is also defined as extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use. It is also defined as reach or come to rest. It is also defined as bring into a different state. It is also defined as the people who live in a nation or country. It is also defined as arrive on shore. It is also defined as cause to come to the ground. It is also defined as agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life. It is also defined as the solid part of the earth’s surface. It is also defined as shoot at and force to come down. It is also defined as territory over which rule or control is exercised. It is also defined as a domain in which something is dominant. It is also defined as bring ashore. It is also defined as deliver (a blow). It is also defined as the land on which real estate is located.

LIBIDINAL is defined as belonging to the libido.

NAIL is defined as hit hard. It is also defined as take into custody. It is also defined as complete a pass. It is also defined as locate exactly. It is also defined as succeed at easily. It is also defined as succeed in obtaining a position. It is also defined as a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard. It is also defined as a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener. It is also defined as attach something somewhere by means of nails. It is also defined as horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.

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