New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for August 20, 2021

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Today’s pangrams are ARTHROPOD and HARDTOP.

ARTHROPOD is defined as invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin.

HARDTOP is defined as a car that resembles a convertible but has a fixed rigid top.

ADAPT is defined as adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions. It is also defined as make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose.

ADAPTOR is defined as device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible.

ADOPT is defined as put into dramatic form. It is also defined as take into one’s family. It is also defined as choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans. It is also defined as take up and practice as one’s own. It is also defined as take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect. It is also defined as take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities. It is also defined as take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one’s own.

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.

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.

DOODAD is defined as something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.

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.

DOTARD is defined as an oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect.

The word DOTH has no known definition.

The word DRAT has no known definition.

DROOP is defined as hang loosely or laxly. It is also defined as a shape that sags. It is also defined as become limp. It is also defined as droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness.

DROP is defined as a shape that is spherical and small. It is also defined as remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave. It is also defined as grow worse. It is also defined as fall or descend to a lower place or level. It is also defined as a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity. It is also defined as a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity. It is also defined as let or cause to fall in drops. It is also defined as stop associating with. It is also defined as pay out. It is also defined as a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid). It is also defined as get rid of. It is also defined as cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow. It is also defined as hang freely. It is also defined as a steep high face of rock. It is also defined as stop pursuing or acting. It is also defined as leave undone or leave out. It is also defined as a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery. It is also defined as lower the pitch of (musical notes). It is also defined as a central depository where things can be left or picked up. It is also defined as a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property). It is also defined as change from one level to another. It is also defined as fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death. It is also defined as give birth; used for animals. It is also defined as go down in value. It is also defined as let fall to the ground. It is also defined as lose (a game). It is also defined as omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing. It is also defined as take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth. It is also defined as terminate an association with. It is also defined as the act of dropping something. It is also defined as to fall vertically. It is also defined as utter with seeming casualness.

HARD is defined as (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source. It is also defined as unfortunate or hard to bear. It is also defined as with firmness. It is also defined as produced without vibration of the vocal cords. It is also defined as slowly and with difficulty. It is also defined as very strong or vigorous. It is also defined as given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors. It is also defined as indulging excessively. It is also defined as not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure. It is also defined as being distilled rather than fermented; having a high alcoholic content. It is also defined as characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort. It is also defined as causing great damage or hardship. It is also defined as dispassionate. It is also defined as dried out. It is also defined as (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward or touching the velum. It is also defined as resisting weight or pressure. It is also defined as with effort or force or vigor. It is also defined as into a solid condition.

The word HARDHAT has no known definition.

HOARD is defined as save up as for future use. It is also defined as get or gather together. It is also defined as a secret store of valuables or money.

HOOD is defined as a protective covering that is part of a plant. It is also defined as protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine. It is also defined as an aggressive and violent young criminal. It is also defined as metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes. It is also defined as a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera. It is also defined as a headdress that protects the head and face. It is also defined as cover with a hood. It is also defined as (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk’s head. It is also defined as (slang) a neighborhood. It is also defined as the folding roof of a carriage. It is also defined as (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal.

HOODOO is defined as a charm superstitiously believed to embody magical powers. It is also defined as a practitioner of voodoo. It is also defined as bring bad luck; be a source of misfortune. It is also defined as (geology) a column of weathered and unusually shaped rock. It is also defined as something believed to bring bad luck.

The word HOTROD has no known definition.

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.

The word PARADOR has no known definition.

The word PARADROP has no known definition.

PROD is defined as a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion. It is also defined as a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something. It is also defined as to push against gently. It is also defined as poke or thrust abruptly. It is also defined as urge on; cause to act.

RADAR is defined as measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects.

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.

ROOD is defined as representation of the cross on which Jesus died.

TOAD is defined as any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species.

The word TRAPDOOR has no known definition.

The word TROD has no known definition.

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