New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for October 18, 2020

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Today’s pangrams are PARANOID and RAINDROP.

PARANOID is defined as a person afflicted with paranoia. It is also defined as suffering from paranoia.

RAINDROP is defined as a drop of rain.

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.

AIRDROP is defined as delivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft.

ANDIRON is defined as metal supports for logs in a fireplace.

ANDROID is defined as an automaton that resembles a human being.

ANION is defined as a negatively charged ion.

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

APIAN is defined as relating to or having the characteristics of bees.

APIARIAN is defined as relating to bees or beekeeping.

APRON is defined as the part of a modern theater stage between the curtain and the orchestra (i.e., in front of the curtain). It is also defined as a garment of cloth or leather or plastic that is tied about the waist and worn to protect your clothing. It is also defined as a paved surface where aircraft stand while not being used. It is also defined as (golf) the part of the fairway leading onto the green.

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.

ARIA is defined as an elaborate song for solo voice.

ARID is defined as lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless. It is also defined as lacking sufficient water or rainfall.

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.

DINAR is defined as the basic unit of money in Kuwait; equal 1,000 fils. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Jordan; equal to 1,000 fils. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Yugoslavia. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Bahrain; equal to 1,000 fils. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Libya. It is also defined as 100 dinars equal 1 rial in Iran. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Algeria. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Tunisia. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Iraq; equal to 1,000 fils.

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

DRAIN is defined as flow off gradually. It is also defined as a pipe through which liquid is carried away. It is also defined as make weak. It is also defined as emptying something accomplished by allowing liquid to run out of it. It is also defined as a gradual depletion of energy or resources. It is also defined as deplete of resources. It is also defined as empty of liquid; drain the liquid from. It is also defined as tube inserted into a body cavity (as during surgery) to remove unwanted material.

INROAD is defined as an encroachment or intrusion. It is also defined as an invasion or hostile attack.

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.

NADIR is defined as an extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything. It is also defined as the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected.

NAIAD is defined as submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and fountains.

The word NANA has no known definition.

The word NONPAID has no known definition.

ORDAIN is defined as order by virtue of superior authority; decree. It is also defined as appoint to a clerical posts. It is also defined as invest with ministerial or priestly authority. It is also defined as issue an order.

PAID is defined as involving gainful employment in something often done as a hobby. It is also defined as yielding a fair profit. It is also defined as marked by the reception of pay.

PAIN is defined as cause emotional anguish or make miserable. It is also defined as a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder. It is also defined as cause bodily suffering to and make sick or indisposed. It is also defined as emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid. It is also defined as a somatic sensation of acute discomfort. It is also defined as something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness. It is also defined as a bothersome annoying person.

PAIR is defined as a set of two similar things considered as a unit. It is also defined as arrange in pairs. It is also defined as two items of the same kind. It is also defined as form a pair or pairs. It is also defined as engage in sexual intercourse. It is also defined as occur in pairs. It is also defined as bring two objects, ideas, or people together. It is also defined as a poker hand with 2 cards of the same value. It is also defined as two people considered as a unit.

PANDA is defined as large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet; in some classifications considered a member of the bear family or of a separate family Ailuropodidae. It is also defined as reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas.

PANINI is defined as Indian grammarian whose grammatical rules for Sanskrit are the first known example of descriptive linguistics (circa 400 BC).

PAPA is defined as an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.

The word PARADOR has no known definition.

The word PARADROP has no known definition.

PARANOIA is defined as a psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur.

PARDON is defined as accept an excuse for. It is also defined as a warrant granting release from punishment for an offense. It is also defined as the act of excusing a mistake or offense. It is also defined as the formal act of liberating someone. It is also defined as grant a pardon to.

PIANO is defined as (music) low loudness. It is also defined as (used chiefly as a direction or description in music) soft; in a quiet, subdued tone. It is also defined as a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds. It is also defined as used as a direction in music; to be played relatively softly.

The word PODIA has no known definition.

The word POPPA 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.

RADIAN is defined as the unit of plane angle adopted under the Systeme International d’Unites; equal to the angle at the center of a circle subtended by an arc equal in length to the radius (approximately 57.295 degrees).

The word RADII has no known definition.

RADIO is defined as an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals. It is also defined as medium for communication. It is also defined as a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves. It is also defined as indicating radiation or radioactivity. It is also defined as transmit messages via radio waves.

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.

RAID is defined as search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on. It is also defined as a sudden short attack. It is also defined as enter someone else’s territory and take spoils. It is also defined as an attempt by speculators to defraud investors. It is also defined as search for something needed or desired. It is also defined as take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock.

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.

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.

RANI is defined as (the feminine of raja) a Hindu princess or the wife of a raja.

RAPID is defined as characterized by speed; moving with or capable of moving with high speed. It is also defined as a part of a river where the current is very fast. It is also defined as done or occurring in a brief period of time.

The word RAPINI has no known definition.

RIPARIAN is defined as of or relating to or located on the banks of a river or stream.

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.

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