New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for December 16, 2021

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Today’s pangrams are ALLEGIANCE, ANGELIC, ANGELICA, CANCELING, CANCELLING, CLEANING, ENLACING, and INELEGANCE.

ALLEGIANCE is defined as the loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign). It is also defined as the act of binding yourself (intellectually or emotionally) to a course of action.

ANGELIC is defined as marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint. It is also defined as having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub. It is also defined as of or relating to angels.

ANGELICA is defined as any of various tall and stout herbs of the genus Angelica having pinnately compound leaves and small white or greenish flowers in compound umbels. It is also defined as aromatic stems or leaves or roots of Angelica Archangelica. It is also defined as candied stalks of the angelica plant.

The word CANCELING has no known definition.

The word CANCELLING has no known definition.

CLEANING is defined as the act of making something clean.

The word ENLACING has no known definition.

INELEGANCE is defined as the quality of lacking refinement and good taste.

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

The word ACAI has no known definition.

The word ACING has no known definition.

ACNE is defined as an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones.

ALLIANCE is defined as the state of being allied or confederated. It is also defined as a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest. It is also defined as the act of forming an alliance or confederation. It is also defined as an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty. It is also defined as a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim.

CAGE is defined as a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice. It is also defined as an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept. It is also defined as United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992). It is also defined as confine in a cage. It is also defined as something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement. It is also defined as the net that is the goal in ice hockey.

The word CAGING has no known definition.

CALL is defined as assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to. It is also defined as make a prediction about; tell in advance. It is also defined as order, request, or command to come. It is also defined as utter a sudden loud cry. It is also defined as pay a brief visit. It is also defined as the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date. It is also defined as a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement. It is also defined as a demand especially in the phrase. It is also defined as a telephone connection. It is also defined as a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition. It is also defined as greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name. It is also defined as demand payment of (a loan). It is also defined as give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance. It is also defined as get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone. It is also defined as the characteristic sound produced by a bird. It is also defined as make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands. It is also defined as a brief social visit. It is also defined as a demand for a show of hands in a card game. It is also defined as an instruction that interrupts the program being executed. It is also defined as a request. It is also defined as ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality. It is also defined as a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course. It is also defined as a visit in an official or professional capacity. It is also defined as call a meeting; invite or command to meet. It is also defined as challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense. It is also defined as challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of. It is also defined as consider or regard as being. It is also defined as declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee. It is also defined as indicate a decision in regard to. It is also defined as lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal. It is also defined as make a stop in a harbour. It is also defined as order or request or give a command for. It is also defined as order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role. It is also defined as read aloud to check for omissions or absentees. It is also defined as require the presentation of for redemption before maturation. It is also defined as rouse somebody from sleep with a call. It is also defined as send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message. It is also defined as (sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee. It is also defined as stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather. It is also defined as utter a characteristic note or cry. It is also defined as utter in a loud voice or announce.

CALLA is defined as water arum. It is also defined as South African plant widely cultivated for its showy pure white spathe and yellow spadix.

CALLING is defined as the particular occupation for which you are trained.

CANAL is defined as a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance. It is also defined as provide (a city) with a canal. It is also defined as (astronomy) an indistinct surface feature of Mars once thought to be a system of channels; they are now believed to be an optical illusion. It is also defined as long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation.

CANCAN is defined as a high-kicking dance of French origin performed by a female chorus line.

CANCEL is defined as declare null and void; make ineffective. It is also defined as make up for. It is also defined as a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat. It is also defined as remove or make invisible. It is also defined as make invalid for use. It is also defined as postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled.

CANE is defined as beat with a cane. It is also defined as a stick that people can lean on to help them walk. It is also defined as a stiff switch used to hit students as punishment. It is also defined as a strong slender often flexible stem as of bamboos, reeds, rattans, or sugar cane.

CANINE is defined as any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles. It is also defined as one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars. It is also defined as of or relating to a pointed conical tooth. It is also defined as of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae.

CANING is defined as work made of interlaced slender branches (especially willow branches).

CANNA is defined as any plant of the genus Canna having large sheathing leaves and clusters of large showy flowers.

The word CANNELLINI has no known definition.

The word CANNING has no known definition.

CEILING is defined as an upper limit on what is allowed. It is also defined as maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions). It is also defined as (meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds. It is also defined as the overhead upper surface of a covered space.

CELIAC is defined as of or in or belonging to the cavity of the abdomen. It is also defined as belonging to or prescribed for celiac disease.

CELL is defined as a room where a prisoner is kept. It is also defined as small room in which a monk or nun lives. It is also defined as a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction. It is also defined as a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver. It is also defined as a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement. It is also defined as any small compartment. It is also defined as (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals.

The word CELLI has no known definition.

The word CILIA has no known definition.

CLAN is defined as group of people related by blood or marriage.

CLANG is defined as make a loud noise. It is also defined as a loud resonant repeating noise.

CLANGING is defined as having a loud resonant metallic sound.

CLEAN is defined as make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from. It is also defined as free of restrictions or qualifications. It is also defined as free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed. It is also defined as (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections. It is also defined as clean one’s body or parts thereof, as by washing. It is also defined as not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination. It is also defined as completely; used as intensifiers. It is also defined as exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play. It is also defined as remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits. It is also defined as a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead. It is also defined as (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers. It is also defined as (of a surface) not written or printed on. It is also defined as morally pure. It is also defined as free from impurities. It is also defined as (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims. It is also defined as remove unwanted substances from. It is also defined as clean and tidy up the house. It is also defined as free from sepsis or infection. It is also defined as remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely. It is also defined as in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating. It is also defined as be cleanable. It is also defined as deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.. It is also defined as free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits. It is also defined as free of drugs. It is also defined as not carrying concealed weapons. It is also defined as (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense. It is also defined as remove shells or husks from. It is also defined as remove while making clean. It is also defined as ritually clean or pure. It is also defined as thorough and without qualification. It is also defined as without difficulties or problems.

CLING is defined as fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit. It is also defined as hold on tightly or tenaciously. It is also defined as come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation.

The word CLINGING has no known definition.

CLINIC is defined as a healthcare facility for outpatient care. It is also defined as a medical establishment run by a group of medical specialists. It is also defined as meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity.

CLINICAL is defined as scientifically detached; unemotional. It is also defined as relating to a clinic or conducted in or as if in a clinic and depending on direct observation of patients.

CLINICIAN is defined as a practitioner (of medicine or psychology) who does clinical work instead of laboratory experiments.

ELEGANCE is defined as a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics). It is also defined as a refined quality of gracefulness and good taste.

ELEGIAC is defined as expressing sorrow often for something past. It is also defined as resembling or characteristic of or appropriate to an elegy.

The word ENCAGE has no known definition.

The word ENCAGING has no known definition.

ENLACE is defined as spin, wind, or twist together.

GLACE is defined as (used especially of fruits) preserved by coating with or allowing to absorb sugar.

GLACIAL is defined as devoid of warmth and cordiality; expressive of unfriendliness or disdain. It is also defined as extremely cold. It is also defined as relating to or derived from a glacier.

GLANCE is defined as throw a glance at; take a brief look at. It is also defined as a quick look. It is also defined as hit at an angle.

The word GLANCING has no known definition.

ICICLE is defined as ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water.

ICING is defined as (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent’s goal. It is also defined as a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes. It is also defined as the formation of frost or ice on a surface.

ILIAC is defined as of or relating to the ilium.

INCLINE is defined as an elevated geological formation. It is also defined as be at an angle. It is also defined as have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined. It is also defined as make receptive or willing towards an action or attitude or belief. It is also defined as an inclined surface connecting two levels. It is also defined as bend or turn (one’s ear) towards a speaker in order to listen well. It is also defined as feel favorably disposed or willing. It is also defined as lower or bend (the head or upper body), as in a nod or bow.

INCLINING is defined as the act of inclining; bending forward.

LACE is defined as add alcohol to (beverages). It is also defined as spin, wind, or twist together. It is also defined as draw through eyes or holes. It is also defined as make by braiding or interlacing. It is also defined as a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment). It is also defined as a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns. It is also defined as do lacework.

LACING is defined as the act of inflicting corporal punishment with repeated blows. It is also defined as a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment). It is also defined as a small amount of liquor added to a food or beverage.

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

The word LAICAL has no known definition.

LANCE is defined as a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions. It is also defined as an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish. It is also defined as a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon. It is also defined as move quickly, as if by cutting one’s way. It is also defined as open by piercing with a lancet. It is also defined as pierce with a lance, as in a knights’ fight.

The word LANCING has no known definition.

LENIENCE is defined as lightening a penalty or excusing from a chore by judges or parents or teachers. It is also defined as mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant. It is also defined as a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone.

The word LICE has no known definition.

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.

NEGLIGENCE is defined as failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances. It is also defined as the trait of neglecting responsibilities and lacking concern.

NIACIN is defined as a B vitamin essential for the normal function of the nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract.

NICE is defined as done with delicacy and skill. It is also defined as excessively fastidious and easily disgusted. It is also defined as socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous. It is also defined as exhibiting courtesy and politeness. It is also defined as a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera. It is also defined as pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance.

NIECE is defined as a daughter of your brother or sister.

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