New York Times Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for October 12, 2020

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Today’s pangrams are ROTUNDA and TURNAROUND.

ROTUNDA is defined as a building having a circular plan and a dome. It is also defined as a large circular room.

TURNAROUND is defined as act or process of unloading and loading and servicing a vessel or aircraft for a return trip. It is also defined as a decision to reverse an earlier decision. It is also defined as time need to prepare a vessel or ship for a return trip. It is also defined as turning in the opposite direction. It is also defined as an area sufficiently large for a vehicle to turn around.

ADORN is defined as be beautiful to look at. It is also defined as make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.. It is also defined as furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors.

ANNOTATOR is defined as a commentator who writes notes to a text.

ANON is defined as (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while.

AORTA is defined as the large trunk artery that carries blood from the left ventricle of the heart to branch arteries.

ARDOR is defined as feelings of great warmth and intensity. It is also defined as a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause). It is also defined as intense feeling of love.

AROUND is defined as used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction. It is also defined as in or to a reversed position or direction. It is also defined as in the area or vicinity. It is also defined as all around or on all sides. It is also defined as from beginning to end; throughout. It is also defined as (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct.

ARRANT is defined as without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers.

ATTAR is defined as essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers.

AUNT is defined as the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle.

AURA is defined as an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint. It is also defined as a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing. It is also defined as a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure.

AURORA is defined as the first light of day. It is also defined as an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth’s magnetic lines of force. It is also defined as (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos.

AUTO is defined as a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine.

DARN is defined as something of little value. It is also defined as sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment). It is also defined as repair by sewing.

DART is defined as run or move very quickly or hastily. It is also defined as move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart. It is also defined as a sudden quick movement. It is also defined as a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot. It is also defined as a tapered tuck made in dressmaking. It is also defined as move with sudden speed.

DATA is defined as a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn.

DAUNT is defined as cause to lose courage.

DOODAD is defined as something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.

DOTARD is defined as an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect.

The word DRAT has no known definition.

DUAD is defined as two items of the same kind.

NAAN is defined as leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop.

NADA is defined as a quantity of no importance.

The word NANA has no known definition.

NARRATOR is defined as someone who tells a story.

The word NATANT has no known definition.

The word NONART has no known definition.

The word NOTATOR has no known definition.

NURTURANT is defined as providing physical and emotional care and nourishment.

ORATOR is defined as a person who delivers a speech or oration.

The word OUTRAN has no known definition.

RADAR is defined as measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects.

RADON is defined as a radioactive gaseous element formed by the disintegration of radium; the heaviest of the inert gasses; occurs naturally (especially in areas over granite) and is considered a hazard to health.

RAND is defined as a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese. It is also defined as United States writer (born in Russia) noted for her polemical novels and political conservativism (1905-1982). It is also defined as the basic unit of money in South Africa; equal to 100 cents.

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.

The word RATATAT has no known definition.

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.

ROAD is defined as an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation. It is also defined as a way or means to achieve something.

ROAN is defined as a horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray. It is also defined as a soft sheepskin leather that is colored and finished to resemble morocco; used in bookbinding. It is also defined as (used of especially horses) having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or grey.

ROAR is defined as utter words loudly and forcefully. It is also defined as emit long loud cries. It is also defined as a deep prolonged loud noise. It is also defined as make a loud noise, as of wind, water, or vehicles. It is also defined as make a loud noise, as of animal. It is also defined as a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal). It is also defined as laugh unrestrainedly and heartily. It is also defined as act or proceed in a riotous, turbulent, or disorderly way. It is also defined as the sound made by a lion.

The word ROTATOR has no known definition.

The word RUNAROUND has no known definition.

TANDOOR is defined as a clay oven used in northern India and Pakistan.

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.

TARO is defined as herb of the Pacific islands grown throughout the tropics for its edible root and in temperate areas as an ornamental for its large glossy leaves. It is also defined as edible starchy tuberous root of taro plants. It is also defined as tropical starchy tuberous root.

TAROT is defined as any of a set of (usually 78) cards that include 22 cards representing virtues and vices and death and fortune etc.; used for playing card games and for divination by fortunetellers.

TART is defined as a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money. It is also defined as harsh. It is also defined as tasting sour like a lemon. It is also defined as a pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust. It is also defined as a small open pie with a fruit filling.

TARTAN is defined as a cloth having a crisscross design.

TARTAR is defined as a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman. It is also defined as a salt used especially in baking powder. It is also defined as a member of the Mongolian people of central Asia who invaded Russia in the 13th century. It is also defined as an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums.

TATTOO is defined as a design on the skin made by tattooing. It is also defined as a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters. It is also defined as stain (skin) with indelible color. It is also defined as the practice of making a design on the skin by pricking and staining.

TAUNT is defined as aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing. It is also defined as harass with persistent criticism or carping.

TAUT is defined as pulled or drawn tight. It is also defined as subjected to great tension; stretched tight.

TOAD is defined as any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species.

TORNADO is defined as a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive. It is also defined as a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground.

TRUANT is defined as someone who shirks duty. It is also defined as one who is absent from school without permission. It is also defined as absent without permission.

TUNA is defined as tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica. It is also defined as important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks. It is also defined as New Zealand eel. It is also defined as any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters.

TUNDRA is defined as a vast treeless plain in the Arctic regions where the subsoil is permanently frozen.

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