New York Times Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for August 20, 2020

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Today’s pangram is HUMBLED.

HUMBLED is defined as subdued or brought low in condition or status.

The word BEHELD has no known definition.

BELL is defined as the shape of a bell. It is also defined as the sound of a bell being struck. It is also defined as a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed. It is also defined as English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961). It is also defined as (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship’s bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o’clock, either a.m. or p.m.. It is also defined as a phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905). It is also defined as a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument. It is also defined as United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922). It is also defined as a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck. It is also defined as attach a bell to. It is also defined as the flared opening of a tubular device.

BELLE is defined as a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals.

The word BELLED has no known definition.

The word BLED has no known definition.

BLEED is defined as lose blood from one’s body. It is also defined as draw blood. It is also defined as be diffused. It is also defined as drain of liquid or steam. It is also defined as get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone.

BLUE is defined as of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky. It is also defined as morally rigorous and strict. It is also defined as blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime. It is also defined as causing dejection. It is also defined as the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic. It is also defined as belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy. It is also defined as suggestive of sexual impropriety. It is also defined as filled with melancholy and despondency. It is also defined as the sky as viewed during daylight. It is also defined as used to whiten laundry or hair or give it a bluish tinge. It is also defined as characterized by profanity or cursing. It is also defined as any of numerous small butterflies of the family Lycaenidae. It is also defined as any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue. It is also defined as blue clothing. It is also defined as turn blue. It is also defined as used to signify the Union forces in the American Civil War (who wore blue uniforms).

BLUEBELL is defined as one of the most handsome prairie wildflowers having large erect bell-shaped bluish flowers; of moist places in prairies and fields from eastern Colorado and Nebraska south to New Mexico and Texas. It is also defined as perennial of northern hemisphere with slender stems and bell-shaped blue flowers. It is also defined as sometimes placed in genus Scilla.

BUBBLE is defined as flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise. It is also defined as expel gas from the stomach. It is also defined as a speculative scheme that depends on unstable factors that the planner cannot control. It is also defined as a dome-shaped covering made of transparent glass or plastic. It is also defined as a hollow globule of gas (e.g., air or carbon dioxide). It is also defined as an impracticable and illusory idea. It is also defined as cause to form bubbles. It is also defined as form, produce, or emit bubbles. It is also defined as rise in bubbles or as if in bubbles.

The word BUBBLED has no known definition.

BULB is defined as electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity. It is also defined as lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb’ is an old term for medulla oblongata). It is also defined as a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure. It is also defined as anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop. It is also defined as a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ. It is also defined as a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end).

BULL is defined as (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus. It is also defined as uncomplimentary terms for a policeman. It is also defined as push or force. It is also defined as speak insincerely or without regard for facts or truths. It is also defined as the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20. It is also defined as obscene words for unacceptable behavior. It is also defined as the center of a target. It is also defined as a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla). It is also defined as a large and strong and heavyset man. It is also defined as advance in price. It is also defined as an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later. It is also defined as a serious and ludicrous blunder. It is also defined as mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow’; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle. It is also defined as try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying. It is also defined as uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle.

BUMBLE is defined as make a mess of, destroy or ruin. It is also defined as speak haltingly. It is also defined as walk unsteadily.

BUMBLEBEE is defined as robust hairy social bee of temperate regions.

The word BUMBLED has no known definition.

DELL is defined as a small wooded hollow.

DELUDE is defined as be false to; be dishonest with.

The word DELUDED has no known definition.

DUEL is defined as a prearranged fight with deadly weapons by two people (accompanied by seconds) in order to settle a quarrel over a point of honor. It is also defined as any struggle between two skillful opponents (individuals or groups). It is also defined as fight a duel, as over one’s honor or a woman.

The word DUELED has no known definition.

DULL is defined as darkened with overcast. It is also defined as make numb or insensitive. It is also defined as become less interesting or attractive. It is also defined as so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness. It is also defined as slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity. It is also defined as being or made softer or less loud or clear. It is also defined as deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping. It is also defined as not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft. It is also defined as make dull or blunt. It is also defined as (of business) not active or brisk. It is also defined as become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness. It is also defined as blunted in responsiveness or sensibility. It is also defined as emitting or reflecting very little light. It is also defined as lacking in liveliness or animation. It is also defined as make dull in appearance. It is also defined as make less lively or vigorous. It is also defined as not having a sharp edge or point. It is also defined as not keenly felt. It is also defined as (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted.

DULLED is defined as made dull or blunt. It is also defined as deprived of color. It is also defined as having lost or been caused to lose interest because of overexposure.

DUMBBELL is defined as an ignorant or foolish person. It is also defined as an exercising weight; two spheres connected by a short bar that serves as a handle.

ELUDE is defined as avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues). It is also defined as be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by. It is also defined as escape, either physically or mentally.

The word ELUDED has no known definition.

EMBLEM is defined as a visible symbol representing an abstract idea. It is also defined as special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc..

HEEL is defined as someone who is morally reprehensible. It is also defined as put a new heel on. It is also defined as tilt to one side. It is also defined as follow at the heels of a person. It is also defined as (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft. It is also defined as one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread. It is also defined as perform with the heels. It is also defined as strike with the heel of the club. It is also defined as the back part of the human foot. It is also defined as the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation. It is also defined as the lower end of a ship’s mast.

The word HEELED has no known definition.

HELD is defined as occupied or in the control of; often used in combination.

HELL is defined as (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment. It is also defined as (religion) the world of the dead. It is also defined as noisy and unrestrained mischief. It is also defined as any place of pain and turmoil. It is also defined as a cause of difficulty and suffering.

HELM is defined as be at or take the helm of. It is also defined as (figurative) a position of leadership. It is also defined as steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered.

The word HELMED has no known definition.

HUDDLE is defined as crouch or curl up. It is also defined as (informal) a quick private conference. It is also defined as crowd or draw together. It is also defined as a disorganized and densely packed crowd.

HUDDLED is defined as crowded or massed together.

HULL is defined as United States diplomat who did the groundwork for creating the United Nations (1871-1955). It is also defined as United States naval officer who commanded the `Constitution’ during the War of 1812 and won a series of brilliant victories against the British (1773-1843). It is also defined as a large fishing port in northeastern England. It is also defined as dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut. It is also defined as persistent enlarged calyx at base of e.g. a strawberry or raspberry. It is also defined as remove the hulls from. It is also defined as the frame or body of ship.

The word HULLED has no known definition.

HUMBLE is defined as of low birth or station (`base’ is archaic in this sense). It is also defined as low or inferior in station or quality. It is also defined as used of unskilled work (especially domestic work). It is also defined as cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of. It is also defined as cause to be unpretentious. It is also defined as marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful.

LUBE is defined as apply a lubricant to. It is also defined as a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery.

The word LUBED has no known definition.

LULL is defined as a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished. It is also defined as make calm or still. It is also defined as a period of calm weather. It is also defined as become quiet or less intensive. It is also defined as calm by deception.

The word LULLED has no known definition.

LULU is defined as a very attractive or seductive looking woman.

MEDDLE is defined as intrude in other people’s affairs or business; interfere unwantedly.

The word MEDDLED has no known definition.

MELD is defined as mix together different elements. It is also defined as lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually. It is also defined as a form of rummy using two decks of cards and four jokers; jokers and deuces are wild; the object is to form groups of the same rank. It is also defined as announce for a score; of cards in a card game.

The word MELDED has no known definition.

MELEE is defined as a noisy riotous fight.

MUDDLE is defined as make into a puddle. It is also defined as informal terms for a difficult situation. It is also defined as mix up or confuse. It is also defined as a confused multitude of things.

MUDDLED is defined as confused and vague; used especially of thinking.

MULE is defined as a slipper that has no fitting around the heel. It is also defined as hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile.

MULL is defined as reflect deeply on a subject. It is also defined as an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides. It is also defined as a term used in Scottish names of promontories. It is also defined as heat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink.

The word MULLED has no known definition.

MUMBLE is defined as talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice. It is also defined as grind with the gums; chew without teeth and with great difficulty. It is also defined as a soft indistinct utterance.

The word MUMBLED has no known definition.

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