New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for December 17, 2020

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Today’s pangrams are HEGEMONY and HOMOGENY.

HEGEMONY is defined as the dominance or leadership of one social group or nation over others.

HOMOGENY is defined as (biology) similarity because of common evolution.

EGGNOG is defined as a punch made of sweetened milk or cream mixed with eggs and usually alcoholic liquor.

GENOME is defined as the ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism.

GNOME is defined as a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure. It is also defined as a short pithy saying expressing a general truth.

GONE is defined as drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted. It is also defined as well in the past; former. It is also defined as stupefied or excited by a chemical substance (especially alcohol). It is also defined as dead. It is also defined as destroyed or killed. It is also defined as used up or no longer available.

GONG is defined as a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument. It is also defined as a percussion instrument consisting of a metal plate that is struck with a softheaded drumstick. It is also defined as sound a gong.

GOOEY is defined as soft and sticky.

GOON is defined as an awkward stupid person. It is also defined as an aggressive and violent young criminal.

GOONY is defined as a variety of albatross with black feet.

HEGEMON is defined as a leading or paramount power.

HOME is defined as (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score. It is also defined as an institution where people are cared for. It is also defined as a social unit living together. It is also defined as inside the country. It is also defined as where you live at a particular time. It is also defined as the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end. It is also defined as housing that someone is living in. It is also defined as an environment offering affection and security. It is also defined as place where something began and flourished. It is also defined as provide with, or send to, a home. It is also defined as return home accurately from a long distance. It is also defined as the country or state or city where you live. It is also defined as used of your own ground. It is also defined as relating to or being where one lives or where one’s roots are.

HOMEY is defined as having a feeling of home; cozy and comfortable.

HOMONYM is defined as two words are homonyms if they are pronounced and spelled the same way but have different meanings.

HOMONYMY is defined as the relation between two words that are spelled the same way but differ in meaning or the relation between two words that are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning.

HONE is defined as make perfect or complete. It is also defined as a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors. It is also defined as sharpen with a hone.

HONEY is defined as a beloved person; used as terms of endearment. It is also defined as a sweet yellow liquid produced by bees. It is also defined as of something having the color of honey. It is also defined as sweeten with honey.

HONEYMOON is defined as a holiday taken by a newly married couple. It is also defined as spend a holiday after one’s marriage. It is also defined as the early (usually calm and harmonious) period of a relationship; business or political.

HOOEY is defined as senseless talk.

MEMO is defined as a written proposal or reminder.

MOMMY is defined as informal terms for a mother.

MONEY is defined as the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender. It is also defined as the official currency issued by a government or national bank. It is also defined as wealth reckoned in terms of money.

MONEYMEN is defined as a person skilled in large scale financial transactions.

MONO is defined as designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel. It is also defined as an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing.

The word MONONYM has no known definition.

MOON is defined as United States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954; was found guilty of conspiracy to evade taxes (born in 1920). It is also defined as the light of the Moon. It is also defined as be idle in a listless or dreamy way. It is also defined as the period between successive new moons (29.531 days). It is also defined as have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake. It is also defined as any natural satellite of a planet. It is also defined as any object resembling a moon. It is also defined as expose one’s buttocks to. It is also defined as the natural satellite of the Earth.

MOONY is defined as lighted by moonlight. It is also defined as dreamy in mood or nature.

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.

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.

NOON is defined as the middle of the day.

OGEE is defined as a molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part above and the concave part below.

OMEN is defined as a sign of something about to happen. It is also defined as indicate, as with a sign or an omen.

YEOMEN is defined as officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch. It is also defined as in former times was free and cultivated his own land.

The word YOOHOO has no known definition.

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