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Today’s pangram is VARMINT.
VARMINT is defined as an irritating or obnoxious person. It is also defined as any usually predatory wild animal considered undesirable; e.g., coyote.
AIRMAN is defined as someone who operates an aircraft.
ANIMA is defined as (Jungian psychology) the inner self (not the external persona) that is in touch with the unconscious.
ANTI is defined as a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.). It is also defined as not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.).
ARRANT is defined as without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers.
ATTAIN is defined as reach a point in time, or a certain state or level. It is also defined as find unexpectedly. It is also defined as to gain with effort. It is also defined as reach a destination, either real or abstract.
ATTAINT is defined as bring shame or dishonor upon. It is also defined as condemn by attainder.
AVIAN is defined as pertaining to or characteristic of birds.
INVARIANT is defined as unvarying in nature. It is also defined as a feature (quantity or property or function) that remains unchanged when a particular transformation is applied to it. It is also defined as unaffected by a designated operation or transformation.
IRRITANT is defined as something that causes irritation and annoyance.
MAIN is defined as (of a clause) capable of standing syntactically alone as a complete sentence. It is also defined as any very large body of (salt) water. It is also defined as most important element. It is also defined as a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage. It is also defined as of force; of the greatest possible intensity.
MAINTAIN is defined as maintain by writing regular records. It is also defined as have and exercise. It is also defined as state categorically. It is also defined as keep in safety and protect from harm, decay, loss, or destruction. It is also defined as support against an opponent. It is also defined as state or assert. It is also defined as stick to correctly or closely. It is also defined as supply with necessities and support. It is also defined as cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., `keep clean’. It is also defined as maintain for use and service.
MANIA is defined as a mood disorder; an affective disorder in which the victim tends to respond excessively and sometimes violently. It is also defined as an irrational but irresistible motive for a belief or action.
MANNA is defined as (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus. It is also defined as hardened sugary exudation of various trees.
MANTA is defined as extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned. It is also defined as a blanket that is used as a cloak or shawl.
MANTRA is defined as a commonly repeated word or phrase. It is also defined as (Sanskrit) literally a `sacred utterance’ in Vedism; one of a collection of orally transmitted poetic hymns.
MARINA is defined as a fancy dock for small yachts and cabin cruisers.
MARINARA is defined as sauce for pasta; contains tomatoes and garlic and herbs.
MARTIAN is defined as imaginary people who live on the planet Mars. It is also defined as of or relating to the planet Mars (or its fictional inhabitants).
MARTIN is defined as United States actor and comedian (born in 1945). It is also defined as United States actress (1913-1990). It is also defined as French bishop who is a patron saint of France (died in 397). It is also defined as United States singer (1917-1995). It is also defined as any of various swallows with squarish or slightly forked tail and long pointed wings; migrate around Martinmas.
MARTINI is defined as a cocktail made of gin (or vodka) with dry vermouth.
MINI is defined as a very short skirt. It is also defined as used of women’s clothing; very short with hemline above the knee.
MINIM is defined as a musical note having the time value of half a whole note. It is also defined as a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters. It is also defined as a United States liquid unit equal to 1/60 fluidram.
The word MINIMA has no known definition.
MINIVAN is defined as a small box-shaped passenger van; usually has removable seats; used as a family car.
MINT is defined as a candy that is flavored with a mint oil. It is also defined as (often followed by `of’) a large number or amount or extent. It is also defined as form by stamping, punching, or printing. It is also defined as any member of the mint family of plants. It is also defined as any north temperate plant of the genus Mentha with aromatic leaves and small mauve flowers. It is also defined as a plant where money is coined by authority of the government. It is also defined as as if new. It is also defined as the leaves of a mint plant used fresh or candied.
NAAN is defined as leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop.
The word NANA has no known definition.
The word NATANT has no known definition.
NIRVANA is defined as (Hinduism and Buddhism) the beatitude that transcends the cycle of reincarnation; characterized by the extinction of desire and suffering and individual consciousness. It is also defined as any place of complete bliss and delight and peace.
RAIN is defined as anything happening rapidly or in quick successive. It is also defined as drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds. It is also defined as precipitate as rain. It is also defined as water falling in drops from vapor condensed in the atmosphere.
RANI is defined as (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja.
RANT is defined as talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner. It is also defined as pompous or pretentious talk or writing. It is also defined as a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion.
RATTAN is defined as climbing palm of Sri Lanka and southern India remarkable for the great length of the stems which are used for malacca canes. It is also defined as the stem of various climbing palms of the genus Calamus and related genera used to make wickerwork and furniture and canes. It is also defined as a switch made from the stems of the rattan palms.
TAINT is defined as the state of being contaminated. It is also defined as contaminate with a disease or microorganism. It is also defined as place under suspicion or cast doubt upon.
TAMARIN is defined as small South American marmoset with silky fur and long nonprehensile tail.
TANNIN is defined as any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine.
The word TANTARA has no known definition.
TANTRA is defined as doctrine of enlightenment as the realization of the oneness of one’s self and the visible world; combines elements of Hinduism and paganism including magical and mystical elements like mantras and mudras and erotic rites; especially influential in Tibet. It is also defined as any of a fairly recent class of Hindu or Buddhist religious literature concerned with ritual acts of body and speech and mind.
TARTAN is defined as a cloth having a crisscross design.
TINT is defined as a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color. It is also defined as a dye for coloring the hair. It is also defined as a just detectable amount. It is also defined as color lightly.
TITAN is defined as a person of exceptional importance and reputation. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus; the Titans were offspring of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth). It is also defined as the largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere.
TRAIN is defined as teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports. It is also defined as create by training and teaching. It is also defined as teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment. It is also defined as develop (a child’s or animal’s) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control. It is also defined as a sequentially ordered set of things or events or ideas in which each successive member is related to the preceding. It is also defined as wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed. It is also defined as drag loosely along a surface; allow to sweep the ground. It is also defined as undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession. It is also defined as travel by rail or train. It is also defined as public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive. It is also defined as educate for a future role or function. It is also defined as a procession (of wagons or mules or camels) traveling together in single file. It is also defined as point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards. It is also defined as a series of consequences wrought by an event. It is also defined as cause to grow in a certain way by tying and pruning it. It is also defined as exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition. It is also defined as piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor.
TRAINMAN is defined as an employee of a railroad.
TRIMARAN is defined as a fast sailboat with 3 parallel hulls.
VAIN is defined as unproductive of success. It is also defined as characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance.
VARIANT is defined as an event that departs from expectations. It is also defined as (biology) a group of organisms within a species that differ in trivial ways from similar groups. It is also defined as a variable quantity that is random. It is also defined as something a little different from others of the same type. It is also defined as differing from a norm or standard. It is also defined as exhibiting variation and change.
VITAMIN is defined as any of a group of organic substances essential in small quantities to normal metabolism.