New York Times Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for October 1, 2020

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Today’s pangram is EXTINCTION.

EXTINCTION is defined as complete annihilation. It is also defined as the act of extinguishing; causing to stop burning. It is also defined as no longer in existence. It is also defined as a conditioning process in which the reinforcer is removed and a conditioned response becomes independent of the conditioned stimulus. It is also defined as no longer active; extinguished. It is also defined as the reduction of the intensity of radiation as a consequence of absorption and radiation.

COCCI is defined as any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

COCOON is defined as retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment. It is also defined as silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs. It is also defined as wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection.

COIN is defined as form by stamping, punching, or printing. It is also defined as a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money. It is also defined as make up.

CONCEIT is defined as feelings of excessive pride. It is also defined as the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride. It is also defined as an artistic device or effect. It is also defined as an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things. It is also defined as a witty or ingenious turn of phrase.

CONCOCT is defined as devise or invent. It is also defined as prepare or cook by mixing ingredients. It is also defined as invent. It is also defined as make a concoction (of) by mixing.

CONCOCTION is defined as the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components. It is also defined as any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients. It is also defined as an occurrence of an unusual mixture. It is also defined as the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose.

CONE is defined as a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point. It is also defined as a visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color. It is also defined as cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts. It is also defined as any cone-shaped artifact. It is also defined as make cone-shaped.

CONIC is defined as (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone. It is also defined as relating to or resembling a cone.

CONNECT is defined as make a logical or causal connection. It is also defined as be or become joined or united or linked. It is also defined as plug into an outlet. It is also defined as establish communication with someone. It is also defined as connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces. It is also defined as be scheduled so as to provide continuing service, as in transportation. It is also defined as establish a rapport or relationship. It is also defined as hit or play a ball successfully. It is also defined as join by means of communication equipment. It is also defined as join for the purpose of communication. It is also defined as land on or hit solidly.

CONNECTION is defined as the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination. It is also defined as shifting from one form of transportation to another. It is also defined as a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it). It is also defined as an instrumentality that connects. It is also defined as the act of bringing two things into contact (especially for communication). It is also defined as the state of being connected. It is also defined as a connecting shape. It is also defined as a supplier (especially of narcotics). It is also defined as (usually plural) a person who is influential and to whom you are connected in some way (as by family or friendship).

CONNOTE is defined as involve as a necessary condition of consequence; as in logic. It is also defined as express or state indirectly.

CONTENT is defined as the state of being contented with your situation in life. It is also defined as the amount that can be contained. It is also defined as what a communication that is about something is about. It is also defined as satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are. It is also defined as the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned. It is also defined as something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation. It is also defined as (usually plural) everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something. It is also defined as make content. It is also defined as satisfy in a limited way. It is also defined as the proportion of a substance that is contained in a mixture or alloy etc..

CONTENTION is defined as a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement. It is also defined as the act of competing as for profit or a prize. It is also defined as a point asserted as part of an argument.

CONTEXT is defined as discourse that surrounds a language unit and helps to determine its interpretation. It is also defined as the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event.

CONTINENCE is defined as the exercise of self constraint in sexual matters. It is also defined as voluntary control over urinary and fecal discharge.

CONTINENT is defined as abstaining from sexual intercourse. It is also defined as one of the large landmasses of the earth. It is also defined as the European mainland. It is also defined as having control over urination and defecation.

COOT is defined as slate-black slow-flying birds somewhat resembling ducks.

COOTIE is defined as a parasitic louse that infests the body of human beings.

COTE is defined as a small shelter for domestic animals (as sheep or pigeons).

COTTON is defined as erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers. It is also defined as soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state. It is also defined as fabric woven from cotton fibers. It is also defined as take a liking to. It is also defined as thread made of cotton fibers.

The word ECOTONE has no known definition.

EXOTIC is defined as being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world. It is also defined as strikingly strange or unusual.

ICON is defined as a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface. It is also defined as a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church. It is also defined as (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface.

ICONIC is defined as relating to or having the characteristics on an icon.

INCONTINENCE is defined as indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures. It is also defined as involuntary urination or defecation.

INCONTINENT is defined as not having control over urination and defecation.

INNOCENCE is defined as the quality of innocent naivete. It is also defined as the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil. It is also defined as a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense.

INNOCENT is defined as not knowledgeable about something specified. It is also defined as lacking in sophistication or worldliness. It is also defined as completely wanting or lacking. It is also defined as a person who lacks knowledge of evil. It is also defined as free from evil or guilt. It is also defined as free from sin. It is also defined as lacking intent or capacity to injure. It is also defined as (used of things) lacking sense or awareness.

INTENTION is defined as an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions. It is also defined as an act of intending; a volition that you intend to carry out. It is also defined as (usually plural) the goal with respect to a marriage proposal.

INTO is defined as To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications..

INTONE is defined as speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone. It is also defined as recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm. It is also defined as utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically.

IONIC is defined as the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia. It is also defined as containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions. It is also defined as of or pertaining to the Ionic order of classical Greek architecture. It is also defined as of or relating to Ionia or its inhabitants or its language.

NEOCON is defined as a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism.

NEON is defined as a colorless odorless gaseous element that give a red glow in a vacuum tube; one of the six inert gasses; occurs in the air in small amounts.

NICOTINE is defined as an alkaloid poison that occurs in tobacco; used in medicine and as an insecticide.

NONCE is defined as the present occasion.

NONE is defined as a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise. It is also defined as a service in the Roman Catholic Church formerly read or chanted at 3 PM (the ninth hour counting from sunrise) but now somewhat earlier. It is also defined as not any.

The word NONET has no known definition.

NONTOXIC is defined as safe to eat. It is also defined as not producing or resulting from poison.

NOON is defined as the middle of the day.

NOTE is defined as a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank). It is also defined as a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound. It is also defined as a short personal letter. It is also defined as a promise to pay a specified amount on demand or at a certain time. It is also defined as make mention of. It is also defined as observe with care or pay close attention to. It is also defined as high status importance owing to marked superiority. It is also defined as make a written note of. It is also defined as a comment or instruction (usually added). It is also defined as notice or perceive. It is also defined as a brief written record. It is also defined as a characteristic emotional quality. It is also defined as a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling.

NOTICE is defined as make or write a comment on. It is also defined as discover or determine the existence, presence, or fact of. It is also defined as a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement. It is also defined as a request for payment. It is also defined as the act of noticing or paying attention. It is also defined as express recognition of the presence or existence of, or acquaintance with. It is also defined as notice or perceive. It is also defined as advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract. It is also defined as an announcement containing information about an event. It is also defined as a short critical review. It is also defined as polite or favorable attention.

NOTION is defined as a vague idea in which some confidence is placed. It is also defined as an odd or fanciful or capricious idea. It is also defined as a general inclusive concept. It is also defined as (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items.

OCTET is defined as eight performers or singers who perform together. It is also defined as a musical composition written for eight performers. It is also defined as a set of eight similar things considered as a unit. It is also defined as eight people considered as a unit. It is also defined as the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one.

ONCE is defined as on one occasion. It is also defined as at a previous time.

ONION is defined as bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb. It is also defined as an aromatic flavorful vegetable. It is also defined as the bulb of an onion plant.

ONTO is defined as On the top of; upon..

OXEN is defined as domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age.

TECTONIC is defined as of or pertaining to construction or architecture. It is also defined as pertaining to the structure or movement of the earth’s crust.

TENON is defined as a projection at the end of a piece of wood that is shaped to fit into a mortise and form a mortise joint.

TONE is defined as a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color. It is also defined as the elastic tension of living muscles, arteries, etc. that facilitate response to stimuli. It is also defined as the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people. It is also defined as a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound. It is also defined as give a healthy elasticity to. It is also defined as (music) the distinctive property of a complex sound (a voice or noise or musical sound). It is also defined as a musical interval of two semitones. It is also defined as the quality of a person’s voice. It is also defined as vary the pitch of one’s speech. It is also defined as utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically. It is also defined as a steady sound without overtones. It is also defined as change the color or tone of. It is also defined as change to a color image. It is also defined as (linguistics) a pitch or change in pitch of the voice that serves to distinguish words in tonal languages. It is also defined as the quality of something (an act or a piece of writing) that reveals the attitudes and presuppositions of the author.

TONIC is defined as a medicine that strengthens and invigorates. It is also defined as (music) the first note of a diatonic scale. It is also defined as employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words. It is also defined as lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine. It is also defined as a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring. It is also defined as (used of syllables) bearing the principle stress, usually accompanied by a change in pitch. It is also defined as imparting vitality and energy. It is also defined as of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue. It is also defined as relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale.

TONNE is defined as a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms.

TONTINE is defined as a form of life insurance whereby on the death or default of a participant his share is distributed to the remaining members. It is also defined as an annuity scheme wherein participants share certain benefits and on the death of any participant his benefits are redistributed among the remaining participants; can run for a fixed period of time or until the death of all but one participant.

TOON is defined as a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence.

The word TOONIE has no known definition.

TOOT is defined as make a loud noise. It is also defined as revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party. It is also defined as a blast of a horn.

TOTE is defined as carry with difficulty. It is also defined as a capacious bag or basket.

TOXIC is defined as of or relating to or caused by a toxin or poison.

TOXIN is defined as a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species.

XENON is defined as a colorless odorless inert gaseous element occurring in the earth’s atmosphere in trace amounts.

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