New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for December 28, 2020

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Today’s pangram is CHALLENGE.

CHALLENGE is defined as take exception to. It is also defined as raise a formal objection in a court of law. It is also defined as a call to engage in a contest or fight. It is also defined as a demand by a sentry for a password or identification. It is also defined as a demanding or stimulating situation. It is also defined as a formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror. It is also defined as ask for identification. It is also defined as issue a challenge to. It is also defined as questioning a statement and demanding an explanation.

ACHE is defined as feel physical pain. It is also defined as have a desire for something or someone who is not present. It is also defined as be the source of pain. It is also defined as a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain.

ACNE is defined as an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones.

ALGAE is defined as primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.

ALLEGE is defined as report or maintain.

ALLELE is defined as (genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character.

ANGEL is defined as the highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally. It is also defined as person of exceptional holiness. It is also defined as invests in a theatrical production. It is also defined as spiritual being attendant upon God.

ANGLE is defined as a biased way of looking at or presenting something. It is also defined as seek indirectly. It is also defined as present with a bias. It is also defined as to incline or bend from a vertical position. It is also defined as a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons. It is also defined as fish with a hook. It is also defined as move or proceed at an angle. It is also defined as the space between two lines or planes that intersect; the inclination of one line to another; measured in degrees or radians.

ANNEAL is defined as bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling.

CACHE is defined as (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics. It is also defined as save up as for future use. It is also defined as a secret store of valuables or money. It is also defined as a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons).

CAGE is defined as a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice. It is also defined as an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept. It is also defined as United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992). It is also defined as confine in a cage. It is also defined as something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement. It is also defined as the net that is the goal in ice hockey.

CANCEL is defined as declare null and void; make ineffective. It is also defined as make up for. It is also defined as a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat. It is also defined as remove or make invisible. It is also defined as make invalid for use. It is also defined as postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled.

CANE is defined as beat with a cane. It is also defined as a stick that people can lean on to help them walk. It is also defined as a stiff switch used to hit students as punishment. It is also defined as a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane.

CELL is defined as a room where a prisoner is kept. It is also defined as small room in which a monk or nun lives. It is also defined as a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction. It is also defined as a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver. It is also defined as a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement. It is also defined as any small compartment. It is also defined as (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals.

CHANCE is defined as a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances. It is also defined as come upon, as if by accident; meet with. It is also defined as occurring or appearing or singled out by chance. It is also defined as the possibility of future success. It is also defined as take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome. It is also defined as a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible. It is also defined as an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another. It is also defined as a risk involving danger. It is also defined as be the case by chance.

CHANCEL is defined as area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing.

CHANGE is defined as lay aside, abandon, or leave for another. It is also defined as cause to change; make different; cause a transformation. It is also defined as exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category. It is also defined as an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another. It is also defined as become different in some particular way, without permanently losing one’s or its former characteristics or essence. It is also defined as give to, and receive from, one another. It is also defined as become deeper in tone. It is also defined as change from one vehicle or transportation line to another. It is also defined as a difference that is usually pleasant. It is also defined as a different or fresh set of clothes. It is also defined as a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event. It is also defined as a thing that is different. It is also defined as change clothes; put on different clothes. It is also defined as coins of small denomination regarded collectively. It is also defined as money received in return for its equivalent in a larger denomination or a different currency. It is also defined as remove or replace the coverings of. It is also defined as the action of changing something. It is also defined as the balance of money received when the amount you tender is greater than the amount due. It is also defined as the result of alteration or modification. It is also defined as undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one’s or its original nature.

CHANNEL is defined as transmit or serve as the medium for transmission. It is also defined as a television station and its programs. It is also defined as a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance. It is also defined as a path over which electrical signals can pass. It is also defined as (often plural) a means of communication or access. It is also defined as a way of selling a company’s product either directly or via distributors. It is also defined as a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record). It is also defined as send from one person or place to another. It is also defined as a deep and relatively narrow body of water (as in a river or a harbor or a strait linking two larger bodies) that allows the best passage for vessels. It is also defined as a passage for water (or other fluids) to flow through. It is also defined as direct the flow of.

CLEAN is defined as make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from. It is also defined as free of restrictions or qualifications. It is also defined as free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed. It is also defined as (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections. It is also defined as clean one’s body or parts thereof, as by washing. It is also defined as not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination. It is also defined as completely; used as intensifiers. It is also defined as exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play. It is also defined as remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits. It is also defined as a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead. It is also defined as (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers. It is also defined as (of a surface) not written or printed on. It is also defined as morally pure. It is also defined as free from impurities. It is also defined as (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims. It is also defined as remove unwanted substances from. It is also defined as clean and tidy up the house. It is also defined as free from sepsis or infection. It is also defined as remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely. It is also defined as in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating. It is also defined as be cleanable. It is also defined as deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.. It is also defined as free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits. It is also defined as free of drugs. It is also defined as not carrying concealed weapons. It is also defined as (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense. It is also defined as remove shells or husks from. It is also defined as remove while making clean. It is also defined as ritually clean or pure. It is also defined as thorough and without qualification. It is also defined as without difficulties or problems.

CLENCH is defined as a small slip noose made with seizing. It is also defined as hold in a tight grasp. It is also defined as the act of grasping. It is also defined as squeeze together tightly.

EACH is defined as to or from every one of two or more (considered individually). It is also defined as (used of count nouns) every one considered individually.

EAGLE is defined as shoot two strokes under par. It is also defined as any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight. It is also defined as a former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars. It is also defined as an emblem representing power. It is also defined as (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole. It is also defined as shoot in two strokes under par.

ELAN is defined as distinctive and stylish elegance. It is also defined as a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause). It is also defined as enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness.

ELEGANCE is defined as a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics). It is also defined as a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste.

The word ENCAGE has no known definition.

ENGAGE is defined as consume all of one’s attention or time. It is also defined as carry out or participate in an activity; be involved in. It is also defined as engage or hire for work. It is also defined as give to in marriage. It is also defined as carry on (wars, battles, or campaigns). It is also defined as engage for service under a term of contract. It is also defined as keep engaged. It is also defined as hire for work or assistance. It is also defined as ask to represent; of legal counsel. It is also defined as get caught.

ENHANCE is defined as increase. It is also defined as make better or more attractive.

ENLACE is defined as spin, wind, or twist together.

GAGE is defined as a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.. It is also defined as street names for marijuana. It is also defined as place a bet on.

GAGGLE is defined as a flock of geese. It is also defined as make a noise characteristic of a goose.

GALE is defined as a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale.

GALENA is defined as soft blue-grey mineral; lead sulfide; a major source of lead.

The word GANACHE has no known definition.

The word GELEE has no known definition.

GENE is defined as (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity.

GHEE is defined as clarified butter used in Indian cookery.

GLACE is defined as (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar.

GLANCE is defined as throw a glance at; take a brief look at. It is also defined as a quick look. It is also defined as hit at an angle.

GLEAN is defined as gather, as of natural products.

GLEE is defined as great merriment. It is also defined as malicious satisfaction.

GLEN is defined as a narrow secluded valley (in the mountains).

HAGGLE is defined as wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.). It is also defined as an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining).

HALE is defined as prolific United States writer (1822-1909). It is also defined as to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means. It is also defined as United States astronomer who discovered that sunspots are associated with strong magnetic fields (1868-1938). It is also defined as a soldier of the American Revolution who was hanged as a spy by the British; his last words were supposed to have been `I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country’ (1755-1776). It is also defined as draw slowly or heavily. It is also defined as exhibiting or restored to vigorous good health.

HEAL is defined as provide a cure for, make healthy again. It is also defined as heal or recover. It is also defined as get healthy again.

HEEL is defined as someone who is morally reprehensible. It is also defined as put a new heel on. It is also defined as tilt to one side. It is also defined as follow at the heels of a person. It is also defined as (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft. It is also defined as one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread. It is also defined as perform with the heels. It is also defined as strike with the heel of the club. It is also defined as the back part of the human foot. It is also defined as the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation. It is also defined as the lower end of a ship’s mast.

HELL is defined as (Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment. It is also defined as (religion) the world of the dead. It is also defined as noisy and unrestrained mischief. It is also defined as any place of pain and turmoil. It is also defined as a cause of difficulty and suffering.

HENCE is defined as (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result. It is also defined as from this place.

The word HENGE has no known definition.

HENNA is defined as apply henna to one’s hair. It is also defined as a reddish brown dye used especially on hair.

LACE is defined as add alcohol to (beverages). It is also defined as spin, wind, or twist together. It is also defined as draw through eyes or holes. It is also defined as make by braiding or interlacing. It is also defined as a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment). It is also defined as a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns. It is also defined as do lacework.

LANCE is defined as a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions. It is also defined as an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish. It is also defined as a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon. It is also defined as move quickly, as if by cutting one’s way. It is also defined as open by piercing with a lancet. It is also defined as pierce with a lance, as in a knights’ fight.

LANE is defined as a narrow way or road. It is also defined as a well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic.

LEACH is defined as permeate or penetrate gradually. It is also defined as remove substances from by a percolating liquid. It is also defined as the process of leaching. It is also defined as cause (a liquid) to leach or percolate.

LEAN is defined as lacking excess flesh. It is also defined as the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical. It is also defined as containing little excess. It is also defined as have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined. It is also defined as cause to lean to the side. It is also defined as to incline or bend from a vertical position. It is also defined as cause to lean or incline. It is also defined as not profitable or prosperous. It is also defined as rely on for support. It is also defined as lacking in mineral content or combustible material.

LECH is defined as man with strong sexual desires.

LEECH is defined as a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage. It is also defined as draw blood. It is also defined as carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end.

LEGAL is defined as having legal efficacy or force. It is also defined as allowed by official rules. It is also defined as established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules. It is also defined as of or relating to jurisprudence. It is also defined as relating to or characteristic of the profession of law.

The word NENE has no known definition.

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