New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for May 11, 2021

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Today’s pangram is EXACTABLE.

The word EXACTABLE has no known definition.

ABATE is defined as become less in amount or intensity. It is also defined as make less active or intense.

ABET is defined as assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing.

ABETTAL is defined as the verbal act of urging on.

ABLATE is defined as remove an organ or bodily structure. It is also defined as wear away through erosion or vaporization.

ABLE is defined as having a strong healthy body. It is also defined as have the skills and qualifications to do things well. It is also defined as having inherent physical or mental ability or capacity. It is also defined as (usually followed by `to’) having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something.

BABA is defined as a small cake leavened with yeast.

BABBLE is defined as to talk foolishly. It is also defined as flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise. It is also defined as gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby. It is also defined as divulge confidential information or secrets. It is also defined as utter meaningless sounds, like a baby, or utter in an incoherent way.

BABE is defined as a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk.

BABEL is defined as (Genesis 11:1-11) a tower built by Noah’s descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could no longer understand one another. It is also defined as a confusion of voices and other sounds.

BALE is defined as a city in northwestern Switzerland. It is also defined as a large bundle bound for storage or transport. It is also defined as make into a bale.

BALL is defined as a lavish dance requiring formal attire. It is also defined as United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989). It is also defined as a solid projectile that is shot by a musket. It is also defined as a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs. It is also defined as a compact mass. It is also defined as one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens. It is also defined as an object with a spherical shape. It is also defined as a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass. It is also defined as a pitch that is not in the strike zone. It is also defined as a spherical object used as a plaything. It is also defined as form into a ball by winding or rolling. It is also defined as round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games. It is also defined as the people assembled at a lavish formal dance.

BALLET is defined as a theatrical representation of a story that is performed to music by trained dancers. It is also defined as music written for a ballet.

BATE is defined as flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons. It is also defined as moderate or restrain; lessen the force of. It is also defined as soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments.

BATTLE is defined as an energetic attempt to achieve something. It is also defined as an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals). It is also defined as a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war. It is also defined as battle or contend against in or as if in a battle.

The word BATTLEAX has no known definition.

The word BATTLEAXE has no known definition.

BEAT is defined as a regular route for a sentry or policeman. It is also defined as come out better in a competition, race, or conflict. It is also defined as make a rhythmic sound. It is also defined as avoid paying. It is also defined as move rhythmically. It is also defined as be a mystery or bewildering to. It is also defined as wear out completely. It is also defined as make a sound like a clock or a timer. It is also defined as the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart. It is also defined as move with a flapping motion. It is also defined as the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music. It is also defined as very tired. It is also defined as move with or as if with a regular alternating motion. It is also defined as a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior. It is also defined as (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse. It is also defined as give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression. It is also defined as move with a thrashing motion. It is also defined as beat through cleverness and wit. It is also defined as stir vigorously. It is also defined as a regular rate of repetition. It is also defined as a single pulsation of an oscillation produced by adding two waves of different frequencies; has a frequency equal to the difference between the two oscillations. It is also defined as a stroke or blow. It is also defined as be superior. It is also defined as glare or strike with great intensity. It is also defined as hit repeatedly. It is also defined as indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks. It is also defined as make by pounding or trampling. It is also defined as produce a rhythm by striking repeatedly. It is also defined as sail with much tacking or with difficulty. It is also defined as shape by beating. It is also defined as strike (a part of one’s own body) repeatedly, as in great emotion or in accompaniment to music. It is also defined as strike (water or bushes) repeatedly to rouse animals for hunting. It is also defined as the act of beating to windward; sailing as close as possible to the direction from which the wind is blowing. It is also defined as the sound of stroke or blow.

BEATABLE is defined as susceptible to being defeated.

BEET is defined as round red root vegetable. It is also defined as biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop.

BEETLE is defined as be suspended over or hang over. It is also defined as a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing. It is also defined as jutting or overhanging. It is also defined as beat with a beetle. It is also defined as fly or go in a manner resembling a beetle. It is also defined as insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings.

BELL is defined as the shape of a bell. It is also defined as the sound of a bell being struck. It is also defined as a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed. It is also defined as English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961). It is also defined as (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship’s bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o’clock, either a.m. or p.m.. It is also defined as a phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905). It is also 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 United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922). It is also defined as a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck. It is also defined as attach a bell to. It is also defined as the flared opening of a tubular device.

BELLE is defined as a young woman who is the most charming and beautiful of several rivals.

BELT is defined as a vigorous blow. It is also defined as the act of hitting vigorously. It is also defined as sing loudly and forcefully. It is also defined as a path or strip (as cut by one course of mowing). It is also defined as ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun. It is also defined as a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist). It is also defined as an elongated region where a specific condition or characteristic is found. It is also defined as deliver a blow to. It is also defined as endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys. It is also defined as fasten with a belt.

BETA is defined as beets. It is also defined as preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product. It is also defined as second in order of importance. It is also defined as the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet.

BETEL is defined as Asian pepper plant whose leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians. It is also defined as a leaf of a vine from the betel pepper.

BLAB is defined as speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly. It is also defined as divulge confidential information or secrets.

BLAT is defined as cry plaintively.

BLEAT is defined as cry plaintively. It is also defined as talk whiningly. It is also defined as the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this).

CABAL is defined as a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue. It is also defined as engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together. It is also defined as a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot).

CABALA is defined as an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret. It is also defined as an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries.

CABLE is defined as television that is transmitted over cable directly to the receiver. It is also defined as a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power. It is also defined as a nautical unit of depth. It is also defined as a television system that transmits over cables. It is also defined as send cables, wires, or telegrams. It is also defined as a telegram sent abroad. It is also defined as a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire. It is also defined as fasten with a cable.

CALLABLE is defined as subject to a demand for payment before due date.

The word CELEB has no known definition.

EATABLE is defined as any substance that can be used as food. It is also defined as suitable for use as food.

The word ELECTABLE has no known definition.

LABEL is defined as trade name of a company that produces musical recordings. It is also defined as pronounce judgment on. It is also defined as attach a tag or label to. It is also defined as a brief description given for purposes of identification. It is also defined as an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object. It is also defined as a radioactive isotope that is used in a compound in order to trace the mechanism of a chemical reaction. It is also defined as assign a label to; designate with a label. It is also defined as distinguish (an element or atom) by using a radioactive isotope or an isotope of unusual mass for tracing through chemical reactions. It is also defined as distinguish (as a compound or molecule) by introducing a labeled atom.

The word TABLA has no known definition.

TABLE is defined as flat tableland with steep edges. It is also defined as a set of data arranged in rows and columns. It is also defined as arrange or enter in tabular form. It is also defined as food or meals in general. It is also defined as hold back to a later time. It is also defined as a company of people assembled at a table for a meal or game. It is also defined as a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs. It is also defined as a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it.

TABLET is defined as a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet. It is also defined as a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge. It is also defined as a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription. It is also defined as a small flat compressed cake of some substance.

TAXABLE is defined as (of goods or funds) subject to taxation.

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2 Comments

  1. Why are words with “no known definition” allowed as “words”.. ? Electable is a well-known word but” has no known definition” And the word Tabla ? What’s that? No known definition but OK in Spelling Bee. Confusing.

    Reply
    • I’m not sure why, the dictionary I use does not have everything in it, even words it should.

      Reply

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