New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for October 8, 2021

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Today’s pangram is FRICTION.

FRICTION is defined as a state of conflict between persons. It is also defined as effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure. It is also defined as the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another.

CITRON is defined as thorny evergreen small tree or shrub of India widely cultivated for its large lemonlike fruits that have thick warty rind. It is also defined as large lemonlike fruit with thick aromatic rind; usually preserved.

COCCI is defined as any spherical or nearly spherical bacteria.

COCOON is defined as retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment. It is also defined as silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects to protect pupas and by spiders to protect eggs. It is also defined as wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection.

COFFIN is defined as box in which a corpse is buried or cremated. It is also defined as place into a coffin.

COIF is defined as the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman’s hair). It is also defined as arrange attractively. It is also defined as a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law. It is also defined as cover with a coif.

COIN is defined as form by stamping, punching, or printing. It is also defined as a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money. It is also defined as make up.

COIR is defined as stiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut.

CONCOCT is defined as devise or invent. It is also defined as prepare or cook by mixing ingredients. It is also defined as invent. It is also defined as make a concoction (of) by mixing.

CONCOCTION is defined as the act of creating something (a medicine or drink or soup etc.) by compounding or mixing a variety of components. It is also defined as any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients. It is also defined as an occurrence of an unusual mixture. It is also defined as the invention of a scheme or story to suit some purpose.

CONFIT is defined as a piece of meat (especially a duck) cooked slowly in its own fat.

CONFRONT is defined as oppose, as in hostility or a competition. It is also defined as deal with (something unpleasant) head on. It is also defined as present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize. It is also defined as be face to face with.

CONIC is defined as (geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone. It is also defined as relating to or resembling a cone.

CONTORT is defined as twist and press out of shape.

CONTORTION is defined as a tortuous and twisted shape or position. It is also defined as the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself).

CONTRITION is defined as sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation.

COOT is defined as slate-black slow-flying birds somewhat resembling ducks.

CORN is defined as a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes. It is also defined as tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times. It is also defined as ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food. It is also defined as whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn. It is also defined as feed (cattle) with corn. It is also defined as (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region–wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland). It is also defined as preserve with salt. It is also defined as something sentimental or trite. It is also defined as the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal.

COTTON is defined as erect bushy mallow plant or small tree bearing bolls containing seeds with many long hairy fibers. It is also defined as soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state. It is also defined as fabric woven from cotton fibers. It is also defined as take a liking to. It is also defined as thread made of cotton fibers.

The word CROC has no known definition.

The word CROCI has no known definition.

CROON is defined as sing softly.

FICTION is defined as a deliberately false or improbable account. It is also defined as a literary work based on the imagination and not necessarily on fact.

The word FINITO has no known definition.

The word FOCI has no known definition.

FONT is defined as a specific size and style of type within a type family. It is also defined as bowl for baptismal water.

FOOT is defined as lowest support of a structure. It is also defined as pay for something. It is also defined as (prosody) a group of 2 or 3 syllables forming the basic unit of poetic rhythm. It is also defined as add a column of numbers. It is also defined as the part of the leg of a human being below the ankle joint. It is also defined as a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard. It is also defined as any of various organs of locomotion or attachment in invertebrates. It is also defined as walk. It is also defined as the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings. It is also defined as an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot. It is also defined as a member of a surveillance team who works on foot or rides as a passenger. It is also defined as a support resembling a pedal extremity. It is also defined as the lower part of anything. It is also defined as travel by walking.

FORT is defined as a fortified defensive structure. It is also defined as gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense. It is also defined as a fortified military post where troops are stationed. It is also defined as enclose by or as if by a fortification. It is also defined as station (troops) in a fort.

FRONT is defined as the side that is forward or prominent. It is also defined as a person used as a cover for some questionable activity. It is also defined as a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals. It is also defined as be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to. It is also defined as the immediate proximity of someone or something. It is also defined as confront bodily. It is also defined as the line along which opposing armies face each other. It is also defined as a sphere of activity involving effort. It is also defined as (meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses. It is also defined as relating to or located in the front. It is also defined as the outward appearance of a person. It is also defined as the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer. It is also defined as the side that is seen or that goes first.

ICON is defined as a visual representation (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface. It is also defined as a conventional religious painting in oil on a small wooden panel; venerated in the Eastern Church. It is also defined as (computer science) a graphic symbol (usually a simple picture) that denotes a program or a command or a data file or a concept in a graphical user interface.

ICONIC is defined as relating to or having the characteristics on an icon.

INFO is defined as a message received and understood.

INTO is defined as To the inside of; within. It is used in a variety of applications..

INTRO is defined as formally making a person known to another or to the public. It is also defined as a brief introductory passage to a piece of popular music.

IONIC is defined as the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia. It is also defined as containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions. It is also defined as of or pertaining to the Ionic order of classical Greek architecture. It is also defined as of or relating to Ionia or its inhabitants or its language.

IRON is defined as home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth. It is also defined as a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood. It is also defined as extremely robust. It is also defined as press and smooth with a heated iron. It is also defined as implement used to brand live stock. It is also defined as a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head.

IRONIC is defined as characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is. It is also defined as humorously sarcastic or mocking.

The word NITRO has no known definition.

The word NOIR has no known definition.

NONFICTION is defined as prose writing that is not fictional.

NOON is defined as the middle of the day.

NOTION is defined as a vague idea in which some confidence is placed. It is also defined as an odd or fanciful or capricious idea. It is also defined as a general inclusive concept. It is also defined as (usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items.

ONION is defined as bulbous plant having hollow leaves cultivated worldwide for its rounded edible bulb. It is also defined as an aromatic flavorful vegetable. It is also defined as the bulb of an onion plant.

ONTO is defined as On the top of; upon..

RIOT is defined as a joke that seems extremely funny. It is also defined as a state of disorder involving group violence. It is also defined as a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity. It is also defined as engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking. It is also defined as a public act of violence by an unruly mob. It is also defined as take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot.

ROCOCO is defined as fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century. It is also defined as having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation.

ROOF is defined as an upper limit on what is allowed. It is also defined as a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building. It is also defined as protective covering on top of a motor vehicle. It is also defined as provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof. It is also defined as the inner top surface of a covered area or hollow space.

ROOT is defined as a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes. It is also defined as someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent). It is also defined as become settled or established and stable in one’s residence or life style. It is also defined as (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed. It is also defined as the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation. It is also defined as the place where something begins, where it springs into being. It is also defined as dig with the snout. It is also defined as a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number. It is also defined as (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground. It is also defined as cause to take roots. It is also defined as cheer for. It is also defined as come into existence, originate. It is also defined as plant by the roots. It is also defined as take root and begin to grow. It is also defined as the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair.

The word ROTI has no known definition.

The word ROTINI has no known definition.

ROTOR is defined as the rotating armature of a motor or generator. It is also defined as rotating mechanism consisting of an assembly of rotating airfoils. It is also defined as the revolving bar of a distributor.

TONIC is defined as a medicine that strengthens and invigorates. It is also defined as (music) the first note of a diatonic scale. It is also defined as employing variations in pitch to distinguish meanings of otherwise similar words. It is also defined as lime- or lemon-flavored carbonated water containing quinine. It is also defined as a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring. It is also defined as (used of syllables) bearing the principle stress, usually accompanied by a change in pitch. It is also defined as imparting vitality and energy. It is also defined as of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue. It is also defined as relating to or being the keynote of a major or minor scale.

TOON is defined as a film made by photographing a series of cartoon drawings to give the illusion of movement when projected in rapid sequence.

TOOT is defined as make a loud noise. It is also defined as revelry in drinking; a merry drinking party. It is also defined as a blast of a horn.

The word TORI has no known definition.

The word TORIC has no known definition.

The word TORII has no known definition.

TORN is defined as having edges that are jagged from injury. It is also defined as disrupted by the pull of contrary forces.

The word TORO has no known definition.

TORT is defined as (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought.

The word TORTONI has no known definition.

TRICORN is defined as cocked hat with the brim turned up to form three points.

TRICOT is defined as a knitted fabric or one resembling knitting.

TRIO is defined as a set of three similar things considered as a unit. It is also defined as three people considered as a unit. It is also defined as the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one. It is also defined as a musical composition for three performers. It is also defined as three performers or singers who perform together.

TRITON is defined as small usually bright-colored semiaquatic salamanders of North America and Europe and northern Asia. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) a sea god; son of Poseidon. It is also defined as the largest moon of Neptune. It is also defined as tropical marine gastropods having beautifully colored spiral shells.

TROT is defined as run at a moderately swift pace. It is also defined as a slow pace of running. It is also defined as a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly). It is also defined as radicals who support Trotsky’s theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution. It is also defined as a gait faster than a walk; diagonally opposite legs strike the ground together. It is also defined as cause to trot. It is also defined as ride at a trot.

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