New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for May 24, 2021

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Today’s pangrams are APOLITICAL, CAPITOL, OCCIPITAL, OPTICAL, POLITICAL, and TOPICAL.

APOLITICAL is defined as politically neutral.

CAPITOL is defined as the government building in Washington where the United States Senate and the House of Representatives meet. It is also defined as a building occupied by a state legislature.

OCCIPITAL is defined as of or relating to the occiput.

OPTICAL is defined as relating to or using sight. It is also defined as of or relating to or resembling the eye. It is also defined as of or relating to or involving light or optics.

POLITICAL is defined as involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians. It is also defined as of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power. It is also defined as of or relating to the profession of governing.

TOPICAL is defined as of interest at the present time. It is also defined as pertaining to the surface of a body part. It is also defined as of or relating to or arranged by topics.

ACACIA is defined as any of various spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Acacia.

The word ACAI has no known definition.

AIOLI is defined as garlic mayonnaise.

The word ALIT has no known definition.

ATILT is defined as departing or being caused to depart from the true vertical or horizontal.

ATTIC is defined as informal terms for a human head. It is also defined as floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage. It is also defined as the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia. It is also defined as (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof. It is also defined as of or relating to Attica or its inhabitants or to the dialect spoken in Athens in classical times.

The word CACTI has no known definition.

CALICO is defined as having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly. It is also defined as coarse cloth with a bright print. It is also defined as made of calico or resembling calico in being patterned.

The word CAPICOLA has no known definition.

CAPITAL is defined as the upper part of a column that supports the entablature. It is also defined as the federal government of the United States. It is also defined as one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis. It is also defined as assets available for use in the production of further assets. It is also defined as uppercase. It is also defined as a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories. It is also defined as a center that is associated more than any other with some activity or product. It is also defined as a seat of government. It is also defined as first-rate. It is also defined as of primary importance. It is also defined as wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value.

CATTAIL is defined as tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes.

CIAO is defined as an acknowledgment that can be used to say hello or goodbye (aloha is Hawaiian and ciao is Italian).

The word CILIA has no known definition.

CLIP is defined as cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of. It is also defined as sever or remove by pinching or snipping. It is also defined as terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent. It is also defined as run at a moderately swift pace. It is also defined as a metal frame or container holding cartridges; can be inserted into an automatic gun. It is also defined as an instance or single occasion for some event. It is also defined as the act of clipping or snipping. It is also defined as an article of jewelry that can be clipped onto a hat or dress. It is also defined as any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together. It is also defined as a sharp slanting blow. It is also defined as attach with a clip.

COATI is defined as omnivorous mammal of Central America and South America.

COATTAIL is defined as the loose back flap of a coat that hangs below the waist.

COCCI is defined as any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

COIL is defined as a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops. It is also defined as wind around something in coils or loops. It is also defined as make without a potter’s wheel. It is also defined as a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals). It is also defined as to wind or move in a spiral course. It is also defined as a contraceptive device placed inside a woman’s womb. It is also defined as a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine. It is also defined as reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit. It is also defined as tubing that is wound in a spiral.

COITAL is defined as of or relating to coitus or copulation.

COLIC is defined as acute abdominal pain (especially in infants).

COPILOT is defined as a relief pilot on an airplane.

ILIAC is defined as of or relating to the ilium.

ILLICIT is defined as contrary to or forbidden by law. It is also defined as contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention.

IOTA is defined as a tiny or scarcely detectable amount. It is also defined as the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet.

ITALIC is defined as a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative. It is also defined as a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right. It is also defined as a typeface with letters slanting upward to the right. It is also defined as characterized by slanting characters. It is also defined as of or relating to the Italic languages.

LACTIC is defined as of or relating to or obtained from milk (especially sour milk or whey).

LAIC is defined as characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy.

The word LAICAL has no known definition.

LICIT is defined as authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law. It is also defined as sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality.

LILAC is defined as of a pale purple color. It is also defined as any of various plants of the genus Syringa having large panicles of usually fragrant flowers.

LILT is defined as a jaunty rhythm in music. It is also defined as articulate in a very careful and rhythmic way.

The word LIPO has no known definition.

The word LOCI has no known definition.

LOLLIPOP is defined as ice cream or water ice on a small wooden stick. It is also defined as hard candy on a stick.

OCOTILLO is defined as desert shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico having slender naked spiny branches that after the rainy season put forth foliage and clusters of red flowers.

The word OCTOPI has no known definition.

The word OLIO has no known definition.

OPTIC is defined as relating to or using sight. It is also defined as the organ of sight. It is also defined as of or relating to or resembling the eye.

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.

PALATIAL is defined as suitable for or like a palace. It is also defined as relating to or being a palace.

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.

PATIO is defined as usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence.

PICA is defined as a linear unit (1/6 inch) used in printing. It is also defined as magpies. It is also defined as an eating disorder, frequent in children, in which non-nutritional objects are eaten persistently.

The word PICCATA has no known definition.

PICCOLO is defined as a small flute; pitched an octave above the standard flute.

PICOT is defined as an edging of small loops, as on lace or ribbon.

PILL is defined as a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception. It is also defined as a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet. It is also defined as a unpleasant or tiresome person. It is also defined as something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size. It is also defined as something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured.

PILOT is defined as something that serves as a model or a basis for making copies. It is also defined as a program exemplifying a contemplated series; intended to attract sponsors. It is also defined as someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight. It is also defined as an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track. It is also defined as operate an airplane. It is also defined as small auxiliary gas burner that provides a flame to ignite a larger gas burner. It is also defined as act as the navigator in a car, plane, or vessel and plan, direct, plot the path and position of the conveyance. It is also defined as a person qualified to guide ships through difficult waters going into or out of a harbor.

PIPIT is defined as a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage.

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.

POLIO is defined as an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord.

POLITIC is defined as smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication. It is also defined as marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness.

POLITICO is defined as a person active in party politics.

TACIT is defined as implied by or inferred from actions or statements.

TACTIC is defined as a plan for attaining a particular goal.

TACTICAL is defined as of or pertaining to tactic or tactics.

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.

TAILCOAT is defined as formalwear consisting of full evening dress for men.

The word TALI has no known definition.

TAPIOCA is defined as granular preparation of cassava starch used to thicken especially puddings.

TILAPIA is defined as a genus of Cichlidae.

TILL is defined as a treasury for government funds. It is also defined as a strongbox for holding cash. It is also defined as unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together. It is also defined as work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation.

TILT is defined as a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances. It is also defined as move sideways or in an unsteady way. It is also defined as pitching dangerously to one side. It is also defined as heel over. It is also defined as a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement. It is also defined as the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical. It is also defined as to incline or bend from a vertical position. It is also defined as a slight but noticeable partiality. It is also defined as charge with a tilt.

TIPTOP is defined as of the highest quality. It is also defined as the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development. It is also defined as the extreme top or summit.

TOIL is defined as productive work (especially physical work done for wages). It is also defined as work hard.

TOPIC is defined as the subject matter of a conversation or discussion. It is also defined as some situation or event that is thought about.

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