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Today’s pangram is OPTIMAL.
OPTIMAL is defined as most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied.
AIOLI is defined as garlic mayonnaise.
The word ALIT has no known definition.
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.
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.
APPALL is defined as strike with disgust or revulsion. It is also defined as fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.
ATILT is defined as departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal.
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.
ATOP is defined as
IMAM is defined as (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide.
IMPALA is defined as African antelope with ridged curved horns; moves with enormous leaps.
IOTA is defined as a tiny or scarcely detectable amount. It is also defined as the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet.
LAMA is defined as llamas. It is also defined as a Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.
LAMP is defined as an artificial source of visible illumination. It is also defined as a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs.
LAPTOP is defined as a portable computer small enough to use in your lap.
LIMA is defined as capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century.
LIPOMA is defined as a tumor consisting of fatty tissue.
LLAMA is defined as wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump.
LOAM is defined as a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials.
MAIL is defined as cause to be directed or transmitted to another place. It is also defined as (Middle Ages) flexible armor made of interlinked metal rings. It is also defined as the system whereby messages are transmitted via the post office. It is also defined as send via the postal service. It is also defined as any particular collection of letters or packages that is delivered. It is also defined as a conveyance that transports the letters and packages that are conveyed by the postal system. It is also defined as the bags of letters and packages that are transported by the postal service.
MAILLOT is defined as a woman’s one-piece bathing suit. It is also defined as tights for dancers or gymnasts.
MAIM is defined as injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation.
MALL is defined as mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace. It is also defined as a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk.
MALT is defined as a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer. It is also defined as a milkshake made with malt powder. It is also defined as a cereal grain (usually barley) that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling. It is also defined as convert grain into malt. It is also defined as convert into malt. It is also defined as treat with malt or malt extract. It is also defined as turn into malt, become malt.
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.
MAMMAL is defined as any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk.
MILITIA is defined as civilians trained as soldiers but not part of the regular army. It is also defined as the entire body of physically fit civilians eligible by law for military service.
MOAT is defined as ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water.
MOMMA is defined as informal terms for a mother.
The word MOOLA has no known definition.
OPAL is defined as a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones.
The word OPTIMA has no known definition.
PAIL is defined as the quantity contained in a pail. It is also defined as a roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top.
The word PALAPA has no known definition.
PALATAL is defined as relating to or lying near the palate. It is also defined as produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y’) or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch’ in `chin’ or `j’ in `gin’). It is also defined as a semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word `yeast’).
PALATIAL is defined as suitable for or like a palace. It is also defined as relating to or being a palace.
PALL is defined as lose interest or become bored with something or somebody. It is also defined as become less interesting or attractive. It is also defined as cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing. It is also defined as a sudden numbing dread. It is also defined as lose sparkle or bouquet. It is also defined as cause to lose courage. It is also defined as hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window). It is also defined as burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped. It is also defined as cause to become flat. It is also defined as cover with a pall. It is also defined as lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to).
PALM is defined as an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event. It is also defined as touch, lift, or hold with the hands. It is also defined as the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers. It is also defined as any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves. It is also defined as a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand.
The word PALP has no known definition.
The word PAMPA has no known definition.
PAPA is defined as an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.
PAPAL is defined as proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles.
PAPILLA is defined as a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell. It is also defined as a small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather. It is also defined as (botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf.
PAPILLOMA is defined as a benign epithelial tumor forming a rounded mass.
PATIO is defined as usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence.
PITA is defined as usually small round bread that can open into a pocket for filling.
The word PITAPAT has no known definition.
PLAIT is defined as any of various types of fold formed by doubling fabric back upon itself and then pressing or stitching into shape. It is also defined as make by braiding or interlacing. It is also defined as a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair. It is also defined as weave into plaits.
PLAT is defined as make a plat of. It is also defined as a map showing planned or actual features of an area (streets and building lots etc.).
The word POPPA has no known definition.
POTATO is defined as annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous. It is also defined as an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland.
TAIL is defined as a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements. It is also defined as the rear part of a ship. It is also defined as go after with the intent to catch. It is also defined as any projection that resembles the tail of an animal. It is also defined as the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on. It is also defined as the rear part of an aircraft. It is also defined as remove or shorten the tail of an animal. It is also defined as the time of the last part of something. It is also defined as remove the stalk of fruits or berries. It is also defined as the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body. It is also defined as (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person’s head.
The word TAILLAMP has no known definition.
The word TALI has no known definition.
TALL is defined as too improbable to admit of belief. It is also defined as lofty in style. It is also defined as a garment size for a tall person. It is also defined as great in vertical dimension; high in stature. It is also defined as impressively difficult.
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.).
TAPA is defined as a paperlike cloth made in the South Pacific by pounding tapa bark. It is also defined as the thin fibrous bark of the paper mulberry and Pipturus albidus.
The word TATAMI has no known definition.
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.
TILAPIA is defined as a genus of Cichlidae.
TOMATILLO is defined as Mexican annual naturalized in eastern North America having yellow to purple edible fruit resembling small tomatoes. It is also defined as small edible yellow to purple tomato-like fruit enclosed in a bladderlike husk. It is also defined as annual of Mexico and southern United States having edible purplish viscid fruit resembling small tomatoes.
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.
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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