New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for August 22, 2021

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Today’s pangrams are INITIALIZE and TANTALIZE.

INITIALIZE is defined as assign an initial value to a computer program. It is also defined as divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data.

TANTALIZE is defined as harass with persistent criticism or carping.

ALIEN is defined as transfer property or ownership. It is also defined as anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found. It is also defined as not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something. It is also defined as a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country. It is also defined as a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere. It is also defined as being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world.

ALIENATE is defined as transfer property or ownership. It is also defined as arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness. It is also defined as make withdrawn or isolated or emotionally dissociated.

The word ALIT has no known definition.

ALLELE is defined as (genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character.

ANAL is defined as a stage in psychosexual development when the child’s interest is concentrated on the anal region; fixation at this stage is said to result in orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, compulsiveness, etc.. It is also defined as of or related to the anus.

The word ANNAL has no known definition.

ANNEAL is defined as bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling.

ANTE is defined as place one’s stake. It is also defined as (poker) the initial contribution that each player makes to the pot.

ANTENATAL is defined as occurring or existing before birth.

ANTENNA is defined as one of a pair of mobile appendages on the head of e.g. insects and crustaceans; typically sensitive to touch and taste. It is also defined as sensitivity similar to that of a receptor organ. It is also defined as an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals.

The word ANTENNAE has no known definition.

ANTI is defined as a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.). It is also defined as not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.).

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

ATTAIN is defined as reach a point in time, or a certain state or level. It is also defined as find unexpectedly. It is also defined as to gain with effort. It is also defined as reach a destination, either real or abstract.

ATTAINT is defined as bring shame or dishonor upon. It is also defined as condemn by attainder.

AZALEA is defined as any of numerous ornamental shrubs grown for their showy flowers of various colors.

The word EATEN has no known definition.

ELAN is defined as distinctive and stylish elegance. It is also defined as a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause). It is also defined as enthusiastic and assured vigor and liveliness.

ELATE is defined as fill with high spirits; fill with optimism.

ENTAIL is defined as have as a logical consequence. It is also defined as limit the inheritance of property to a specific class of heirs. It is also defined as impose, involve, or imply as a necessary accompaniment or result. It is also defined as land received by fee tail. It is also defined as the act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple.

INANE is defined as extremely silly or stupid.

INITIAL is defined as mark with one’s initials. It is also defined as occurring at the beginning. It is also defined as the first letter of a word (especially a person’s name).

INITIATE is defined as someone new to a field or activity. It is also defined as bring up a topic for discussion. It is also defined as bring into being. It is also defined as people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity. It is also defined as accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite. It is also defined as someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field. It is also defined as set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for. It is also defined as take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of.

INNATE is defined as not established by conditioning or learning. It is also defined as being talented through inherited qualities. It is also defined as present at birth but not necessarily hereditary; acquired during fetal development.

The word LAIN has no known definition.

LANAI is defined as an island of central Hawaii; a pineapple-growing area. It is also defined as a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room.

LANE is defined as a narrow way or road. It is also defined as a well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic.

LANTANA is defined as a flowering shrub.

LATE is defined as in the recent past. It is also defined as at or toward an end or late period or stage of development. It is also defined as to an advanced time. It is also defined as later than usual or than expected. It is also defined as after the expected or usual time; delayed. It is also defined as (used especially of persons) of the immediate past. It is also defined as of the immediate past or just previous to the present time. It is also defined as being or occurring at an advanced period of time or after a usual or expected time. It is also defined as having died recently. It is also defined as of a later stage in the development of a language or literature; used especially of dead languages.

LATEEN is defined as rigged with a triangular (lateen) sail. It is also defined as a triangular fore-and-aft sail used especially in the Mediterranean.

The word LATEN has no known definition.

LATENT is defined as (pathology) not presently active. It is also defined as potentially existing but not presently evident or realized.

LATTE is defined as strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk.

LAZE is defined as be idle; exist in a changeless situation.

LEAN is defined as lacking excess flesh. It is also defined as the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the vertical. It is also defined as containing little excess. It is also defined as have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined. It is also defined as cause to lean to the side. It is also defined as to incline or bend from a vertical position. It is also defined as cause to lean or incline. It is also defined as not profitable or prosperous. It is also defined as rely on for support. It is also defined as lacking in mineral content or combustible material.

The word LEANT has no known definition.

LINEAL is defined as in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child. It is also defined as arranged in a line.

NAAN is defined as leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop.

NAIL is defined as hit hard. It is also defined as take into custody. It is also defined as complete a pass. It is also defined as locate exactly. It is also defined as succeed at easily. It is also defined as succeed in obtaining a position. It is also defined as a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard. It is also defined as a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener. It is also defined as attach something somewhere by means of nails. It is also defined as horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.

The word NANA has no known definition.

NATAL is defined as a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean. It is also defined as a port city in northeastern Brazil. It is also defined as relating to or accompanying birth. It is also defined as of or relating to the buttocks.

The word NATANT has no known definition.

NEAT is defined as free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed. It is also defined as clean or organized. It is also defined as superficially impressive, but lacking depth and attention to the true complexities of a subject. It is also defined as very good. It is also defined as (of an alcoholic drink) without water. It is also defined as showing care in execution.

NEATEN is defined as put (things or places) in order. It is also defined as care for one’s external appearance.

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.

TAINT is defined as the state of being contaminated. It is also defined as contaminate with a disease or microorganism. It is also defined as place under suspicion or cast doubt upon.

TALE is defined as a trivial lie. It is also defined as a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program.

TALENT is defined as natural abilities or qualities. It is also defined as a person who possesses unusual innate ability in some field or activity.

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.

TANNIN is defined as any of various complex phenolic substances of plant origin; used in tanning and in medicine.

TATTLE is defined as disclosing information or giving evidence about another. It is also defined as speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly. It is also defined as divulge confidential information or secrets.

TATTLETALE is defined as someone who gossips indiscreetly.

TEAL is defined as a blue-green color or pigment. It is also defined as of a bluish shade of green. It is also defined as any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America.

TEAT is defined as the small projection of a mammary gland.

TELLTALE is defined as someone who gossips indiscreetly. It is also defined as disclosing unintentionally something concealed.

TENANT is defined as someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else. It is also defined as a holder of buildings or lands by any kind of title (as ownership or lease). It is also defined as any occupant who dwells in a place. It is also defined as occupy as a tenant.

TITAN is defined as a person of exceptional importance and reputation. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus; the Titans were offspring of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth). It is also defined as the largest of the satellites of Saturn; has a hazy nitrogen atmosphere.

TITILLATE is defined as touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic movements. It is also defined as excite pleasurably or erotically.

ZEAL is defined as prompt willingness. It is also defined as a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause). It is also defined as excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end.

ZETA is defined as the 6th letter of the Greek alphabet.

ZINNIA is defined as any of various plants of the genus Zinnia cultivated for their variously and brightly colored flower heads.

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