New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for December 23, 2020

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Today’s pangram is PHANTOM.

PHANTOM is defined as something existing in perception only. It is also defined as a ghostly appearing figure. It is also defined as something apparently sensed but having no physical reality.

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

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.

MAHATMA is defined as (Hinduism) term of respect for a brahmin sage.

MAMA is defined as informal terms for a mother. It is also defined as a name under which Ninkhursag was worshipped.

MAMMA is defined as milk-secreting organ of female mammals. It is also defined as informal terms for a mother.

MAMMON is defined as (New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit. It is also defined as wealth regarded as an evil influence.

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.

MANHATTAN is defined as a cocktail made with whiskey and sweet vermouth with a dash of bitters. It is also defined as one of the five boroughs of New York City.

MANNA is defined as (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus. It is also defined as hardened sugary exudation of various trees.

MANTA is defined as extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned. It is also defined as a blanket that is used as a cloak or shawl.

MATH is defined as a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement.

MOAN is defined as indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure. It is also defined as an utterance expressing pain or disapproval.

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

MOMMA is defined as informal terms for a mother.

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.

MONTH is defined as one of the twelve divisions of the calendar year. It is also defined as a time unit of approximately 30 days.

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.

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.

The word OOMPAH has no known definition.

OOMPH is defined as attractiveness to the opposite sex. It is also defined as the activeness of an energetic personality.

OTTOMAN is defined as the Turkish dynasty that ruled the Ottoman Empire from the 13th century to its dissolution after World War I. It is also defined as a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person. It is also defined as a Turk (especially a Turk who is a member of the tribe of Osman I). It is also defined as thick cushion used as a seat. It is also defined as of or relating to the Ottoman Empire or its people or its culture.

The word PAMPA has no known definition.

PANAMA is defined as a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown. It is also defined as a republic on the Isthmus of Panama; achieved independence from Colombia in 1903.

The word PHOTOMAP has no known definition.

POMP is defined as ceremonial elegance and splendor. It is also defined as cheap or pretentious or vain display.

POMPANO is defined as any of several deep-bodied food fishes of western Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. It is also defined as flesh of pompano; warm-water fatty fish.

The word POMPOM has no known definition.

TAMP is defined as press down tightly. It is also defined as a tool for tamping (e.g., for tamping tobacco into a pipe bowl or a charge into a drill hole etc.).

TAMPON is defined as plug of cotton or other absorbent material; inserted into wound or body cavity to absorb exuded fluids (especially blood). It is also defined as plug with a tampon.

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.

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