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

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Today’s pangram is MOTHBALL.

MOTHBALL is defined as a small sphere of camphor or naphthalene used to keep moths away from stored clothing. It is also defined as put into long-term storage.

ABBOT is defined as the superior of an abbey of monks.

ABLOOM is defined as bursting into flower.

ALLOT is defined as give out. It is also defined as allow to have. It is also defined as administer or bestow, as in small portions.

ALOHA is defined as an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian).

ALTO is defined as the highest adult male singing voice. It is also defined as of or being the lowest female voice. It is also defined as the lowest female singing voice. It is also defined as of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor. It is also defined as a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef. It is also defined as (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group. It is also defined as (of a musical instrument) the second highest instrument in a family of musical instruments. It is also defined as the pitch range of the lowest female voice.

AMMO is defined as projectiles to be fired from a gun.

ATOLL is defined as an island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon.

ATOM is defined as (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything. It is also defined as (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element.

BALLOT is defined as a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative. It is also defined as a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting. It is also defined as vote by ballot.

BAMBOO is defined as the hard woody stems of bamboo plants; used in construction and crafts and fishing poles. It is also defined as woody tropical grass having hollow woody stems; mature canes used for construction and furniture.

BAOBAB is defined as African tree having an exceedingly thick trunk and fruit that resembles a gourd and has an edible pulp called monkey bread.

BLOAT is defined as become bloated or swollen or puff up. It is also defined as make bloated or swollen. It is also defined as swelling of the rumen or intestinal tract of domestic animals caused by excessive gas.

BLOB is defined as make a spot or mark onto. It is also defined as an indistinct shapeless form.

BLOOM is defined as produce or yield flowers. It is also defined as the organic process of bearing flowers. It is also defined as the best time of youth. It is also defined as a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health. It is also defined as reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts. It is also defined as a powdery deposit on a surface. It is also defined as the period of greatest prosperity or productivity.

BLOT is defined as an act that brings discredit to the person who does it. It is also defined as a blemish made by dirt. It is also defined as make a spot or mark onto. It is also defined as dry (ink) with blotting paper.

BLOTTO is defined as very drunk.

BOAT is defined as a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce. It is also defined as a small vessel for travel on water. It is also defined as ride in a boat on water.

The word BOBA has no known definition.

The word BOHO has no known definition.

BOLA is defined as a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie. It is also defined as a rope with weights attached to the ends; is thrown to entangle the legs of an animal; of South American origin.

BOLL is defined as the rounded seed-bearing capsule of a cotton or flax plant.

BOLO is defined as long heavy knife with a single edge; of Philippine origin. It is also defined as a cord fastened around the neck with an ornamental clasp and worn as a necktie.

BOLT is defined as a discharge of lightning accompanied by thunder. It is also defined as the act of moving with great haste. It is also defined as in a rigid manner. It is also defined as the part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key. It is also defined as run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along. It is also defined as leave suddenly and as if in a hurry. It is also defined as directly. It is also defined as eat hastily without proper chewing. It is also defined as a roll of cloth or wallpaper of a definite length. It is also defined as a screw that screws into a nut to form a fastener. It is also defined as a sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech. It is also defined as a sudden abandonment (as from a political party). It is also defined as make or roll into bolts. It is also defined as move or jump suddenly. It is also defined as secure or lock with a bolt. It is also defined as swallow hastily.

BOMB is defined as throw bombs at or attack with bombs. It is also defined as an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual. It is also defined as strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion. It is also defined as fail to get a passing grade. It is also defined as an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions.

BOOB is defined as commit a faux pas or a fault or make a serious mistake. It is also defined as either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman. It is also defined as an ignorant or foolish person.

The word BOOBOO has no known definition.

The word BOOHOO has no known definition.

BOOM is defined as a pole carrying an overhead microphone projected over a film or tv set. It is also defined as make a resonant sound, like artillery. It is also defined as hit hard. It is also defined as a deep prolonged loud noise. It is also defined as grow vigorously. It is also defined as a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money). It is also defined as be the case that thunder is being heard. It is also defined as make a deep hollow sound. It is also defined as any of various more-or-less horizontal spars or poles used to extend the foot of a sail or for handling cargo or in mooring. It is also defined as a state of economic prosperity.

BOOT is defined as the act of delivering a blow with the foot. It is also defined as an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg. It is also defined as cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes. It is also defined as compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools. It is also defined as the swift release of a store of affective force. It is also defined as a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed. It is also defined as footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg. It is also defined as kick; give a boot to. It is also defined as protective casing for something that resembles a leg.

BOOTH is defined as United States actor and assassin of President Lincoln (1838-1865). It is also defined as small area set off by walls for special use. It is also defined as a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment. It is also defined as a table (in a restaurant or bar) surrounded by two high-backed benches.

BOTH is defined as (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two.

BOTTOM is defined as low-lying alluvial land near a river. It is also defined as a cargo ship. It is also defined as the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat. It is also defined as a depression forming the ground under a body of water. It is also defined as the lower side of anything. It is also defined as the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on. It is also defined as come to understand. It is also defined as provide with a bottom or a seat. It is also defined as situated at the bottom or lowest position. It is also defined as strike the ground, as with a ship’s bottom. It is also defined as the lowest part of anything. It is also defined as the lowest rank.

The word HABOOB has no known definition.

HALO is defined as an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint. It is also defined as a toroidal shape. It is also defined as a circle of light around the sun or moon.

HOBO is defined as a worker who moves around and works temporarily in different places. It is also defined as a vagrant.

The word HOLT has no known definition.

HOOT is defined as something of little value. It is also defined as a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt. It is also defined as a loud raucous cry (as of an owl). It is also defined as to utter a loud clamorous shout. It is also defined as utter the characteristic sound of owls.

LOAM is defined as a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials.

LOATH is defined as unwillingness to do something contrary to your custom. It is also defined as (usually followed by `to’) strongly opposed.

The word LOBO has no known definition.

LOLL is defined as hang loosely or laxly. It is also defined as be lazy or idle.

LOOM is defined as appear very large or occupy a commanding position. It is also defined as hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing. It is also defined as a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile. It is also defined as come into view indistinctly, often threateningly. It is also defined as weave on a loom.

LOOT is defined as goods or money obtained illegally. It is also defined as informal terms for money. It is also defined as take illegally; of intellectual property. It is also defined as steal goods; take as spoils.

LOTTO is defined as a game in which numbered balls are drawn at random and players cover the corresponding numbers on their cards.

MAMBO is defined as a Latin American dance similar in rhythm to the rumba. It is also defined as dance a mambo.

MAMMOTH is defined as so exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth. It is also defined as any of numerous extinct elephants widely distributed in the Pleistocene; extremely large with hairy coats and long upcurved tusks.

MOAT is defined as ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water.

MOLL is defined as the girlfriend of a gangster.

MOLT is defined as cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers. It is also defined as periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles.

MOMMA is defined as informal terms for a mother.

The word MOOLA has no known definition.

MOOLAH is defined as informal terms for money.

MOOT is defined as think about carefully; weigh. It is also defined as open to argument or debate. It is also defined as a hypothetical case that law students argue as an exercise. It is also defined as of no legal significance (as having been previously decided).

MOTH is defined as typically crepuscular or nocturnal insect having a stout body and feathery or hairlike antennae.

MOTTO is defined as a favorite saying of a sect or political group.

OATH is defined as profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger. It is also defined as a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury. It is also defined as a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior.

TABOO is defined as a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature. It is also defined as an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion. It is also defined as excluded from use or mention. It is also defined as forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands. It is also defined as declare as sacred and forbidden.

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.

TOLL is defined as value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something. It is also defined as the sound of a bell being struck. It is also defined as a fee levied for the use of roads or bridges (used for maintenance). It is also defined as charge a fee for using. It is also defined as ring slowly.

TOLLBOOTH is defined as a booth at a tollgate where the toll collector collects tolls.

TOMATO is defined as native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties. It is also defined as mildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable.

TOMB is defined as a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone).

TOOL is defined as ride in a car with no particular goal and just for the pleasure of it. It is also defined as the means whereby some act is accomplished. It is also defined as a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else. It is also defined as obscene terms for penis. It is also defined as an implement used in the practice of a vocation. It is also defined as drive. It is also defined as furnish with tools. It is also defined as work with a tool.

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.

TOOTH is defined as a means of enforcement. It is also defined as hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense. It is also defined as one of a number of uniform projections on a gear. It is also defined as something resembling the tooth of an animal. It is also defined as toothlike structure in invertebrates found in the mouth or alimentary canal or on a shell.

TOTAL is defined as determine the sum of. It is also defined as the whole amount. It is also defined as add up in number or quantity. It is also defined as constituting the full quantity or extent; complete. It is also defined as a quantity obtained by the addition of a group of numbers. It is also defined as complete in extent or degree and in every particular. It is also defined as damage beyond the point of repair.

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