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Today’s pangrams are DORMANT and MORDANT.
DORMANT is defined as inactive but capable of becoming active. It is also defined as lying with head on paws as if sleeping. It is also defined as in a condition of biological rest or suspended animation. It is also defined as (of e.g. volcanos) not erupting and not extinct.
MORDANT is defined as of a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action. It is also defined as harshly ironic or sinister. It is also defined as a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process.
ADAMANT is defined as impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason. It is also defined as very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem.
ADMAN is defined as someone whose business is advertising.
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.
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.
ARMADA is defined as a large fleet.
DAMN is defined as something of little value. It is also defined as wish harm upon; invoke evil upon. It is also defined as extremely. It is also defined as expletives used informally as intensifiers. It is also defined as used as expletives.
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.
DART is defined as run or move very quickly or hastily. It is also defined as move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart. It is also defined as a sudden quick movement. It is also defined as a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot. It is also defined as a tapered tuck made in dressmaking. It is also defined as move with sudden speed.
DATA is defined as a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn.
DODO is defined as someone whose style is out of fashion. It is also defined as extinct heavy flightless bird of Mauritius related to pigeons.
DONOR is defined as person who makes a gift of property. It is also defined as (medicine) someone who gives blood or tissue or an organ to be used in another person (the host).
DOODAD is defined as something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.
DOOM is defined as pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law. It is also defined as decree or designate beforehand. It is also defined as an unpleasant or disastrous destiny. It is also defined as make certain of the failure or destruction of.
DOOR is defined as the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close. It is also defined as anything providing a means of access (or escape). It is also defined as a room that is entered via a door. It is also defined as a structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road). It is also defined as a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle.
DOORMAN is defined as someone who guards an entrance.
DOORMAT is defined as a person who is physically weak and ineffectual. It is also defined as a mat placed outside an exterior door for wiping the shoes before entering.
DORM is defined as a college or university building containing living quarters for students.
DOTARD is defined as an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect.
DRAM is defined as a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains. It is also defined as 1/16 ounce or 1.771 grams. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Armenia.
DRAMA is defined as a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage. It is also defined as an episode that is turbulent or highly emotional. It is also defined as the literary genre of works intended for the theater. It is also defined as the quality of being arresting or highly emotional.
The word DRAT has no known definition.
MADAM is defined as a woman of refinement. It is also defined as a woman who runs a house of prostitution.
MADMAN is defined as an insane person.
MATADOR is defined as the principal bullfighter who is appointed to make the final passes and kill the bull.
MONAD is defined as a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive. It is also defined as (biology) a single-celled microorganism (especially a flagellate protozoan). It is also defined as (chemistry) an atom having a valence of one.
The word MONDO has no known definition.
The word MONODRAMA has no known definition.
MOOD is defined as the prevailing psychological state. It is also defined as verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker. It is also defined as a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling.
NADA is defined as a quantity of no importance.
NOMAD is defined as a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons.
NONRANDOM is defined as not random.
ODOR is defined as any property detected by the olfactory system. It is also defined as the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form.
RADAR is defined as measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects.
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.
The word RAMADA has no known definition.
RAMROD is defined as a harshly demanding overseer. It is also defined as a rod used to clean the barrel of a firearm. It is also defined as a rod used to ram the charge into a muzzle-loading firearm.
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.
RANDOM is defined as lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance.
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.
RONDO is defined as a musical form that is often the last movement of a sonata.
ROOD is defined as representation of the cross on which Jesus died.
TANDOOR is defined as a clay oven used in northern India and Pakistan.
TOAD is defined as any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species.
TORNADO is defined as a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted; highly addictive. It is also defined as a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground.
The word TROD has no known definition.
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