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Today’s pangrams are ADDICTION, CONDONATION, DIATONIC, DICTATION, and INDICATION.
ADDICTION is defined as being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs). It is also defined as an abnormally strong craving. It is also defined as (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master.
CONDONATION is defined as a pardon by treating the offender as if the offense had not occurred.
DIATONIC is defined as based on or using the five tones and two semitones of the major or minor scales of western music. It is also defined as based on the standard major or minor scales consisting of 5 tones and 2 semitones without modulation by accidentals.
DICTATION is defined as an authoritative direction or instruction to do something. It is also defined as matter that has been dictated and transcribed; a dictated passage. It is also defined as speech intended for reproduction in writing.
INDICATION is defined as something that serves to indicate or suggest. It is also defined as a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument. It is also defined as the act of indicating or pointing out by name. It is also defined as (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure. It is also defined as something (as a course of action) that is indicated as expedient or necessary.
ACID is defined as street name for lysergic acid diethylamide. It is also defined as being sour to the taste. It is also defined as harsh or corrosive in tone. It is also defined as any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt. It is also defined as having the characteristics of an acid.
ACIDIC is defined as being sour to the taste. It is also defined as being or containing an acid; of a solution having an excess of hydrogen atoms (having a pH of less than 7).
ADDICT is defined as someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction. It is also defined as to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug). It is also defined as someone who is physiologically dependent on a substance; abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms.
ADDITION is defined as something added to what you already have. It is also defined as a component that is added to something to improve it. It is also defined as a quantity that is added. It is also defined as the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers. It is also defined as a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area. It is also defined as the act of adding one thing to another.
ANACONDA is defined as large arboreal boa of tropical South America.
ANTACID is defined as an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach). It is also defined as acting to neutralize acid (especially in the stomach).
CANDID is defined as openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness. It is also defined as characterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion. It is also defined as informal or natural; especially caught off guard or unprepared.
CANID is defined as any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles.
CICADA is defined as stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone.
CODA is defined as the closing section of a musical composition.
CODON is defined as a specific sequence of three adjacent nucleotides on a strand of DNA or RNA that specifies the genetic code information for synthesizing a particular amino acid.
CONDITION is defined as the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable’s effect by comparison with a control condition. It is also defined as develop (a child’s or animal’s) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control. It is also defined as specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement. It is also defined as the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition’ or `in shape’ or `out of condition’ or `out of shape’). It is also defined as a state at a particular time. It is also defined as (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement. It is also defined as an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else. It is also defined as information that should be kept in mind when making a decision. It is also defined as a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing. It is also defined as an illness, disease, or other medical problem. It is also defined as apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny. It is also defined as establish a conditioned response. It is also defined as put into a better state.
CONDO is defined as one of the dwelling units in a condominium.
DATA is defined as a collection of facts from which conclusions may be drawn.
The word DICTA has no known definition.
DICTION is defined as the manner in which something is expressed in words. It is also defined as the articulation of speech regarded from the point of view of its intelligibility to the audience.
The word DIDACT has no known definition.
DIDACTIC is defined as instructive (especially excessively).
The word DINO has no known definition.
DINT is defined as interchangeable with `means’ in the expression `by means of’.
DITTO is defined as a mark used to indicate the word above it should be repeated. It is also defined as repeat an action or statement.
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.
DONATION is defined as act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity. It is also defined as a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause.
DOODAD is defined as something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.
IDIOT is defined as a person of subnormal intelligence.
IDIOTIC is defined as insanely irresponsible. It is also defined as having a mental age of three to seven years. It is also defined as so unreasonable as to invite derision.
The word INDICA has no known definition.
The word INDICIA has no known definition.
INDICT is defined as accuse formally of a crime.
NADA is defined as a quantity of no importance.
NAIAD is defined as submerged aquatic plant having narrow leaves and small flowers; of fresh or brackish water. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and fountains.
OCTAD is defined as the cardinal number that is the sum of seven and one.
TOAD is defined as any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species.
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