New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for May 7, 2022

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Today’s pangrams are ACCLIMATE, CLIMATE, and METALLIC.

ACCLIMATE is defined as get used to a certain climate.

CLIMATE is defined as the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time. It is also defined as the prevailing psychological state.

METALLIC is defined as containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal. It is also defined as a fabric made of a yarn that is partly or entirely of metal. It is also defined as a yarn made partly or entirely of metal.

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

The word ACAI has no known definition.

ACCLAIM is defined as clap one’s hands or shout after performances to indicate approval. It is also defined as enthusiastic approval. It is also defined as praise vociferously.

ACETAL is defined as any organic compound formed by adding alcohol molecules to aldehyde molecules.

ACETATE is defined as a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate. It is also defined as a salt or ester of acetic acid.

ACETIC is defined as relating to or containing acetic acid.

ACME is defined as the highest point (of something). It is also defined as the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.

ATTIC is defined as informal terms for a human head. It is also defined as floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage. It is also defined as the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken and written in Attica and Athens and Ionia. It is also defined as (architecture) a low wall at the top of the entablature; hides the roof. It is also defined as of or relating to Attica or its inhabitants or to the dialect spoken in Athens in classical times.

The word CACTI has no known definition.

CALCITE is defined as a common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate; a major constituent of limestone.

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.

CALM is defined as steadiness of mind under stress. It is also defined as wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale. It is also defined as make calm or still. It is also defined as become quiet or calm, especially after a state of agitation. It is also defined as cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to. It is also defined as not agitated; without losing self-possession. It is also defined as make steady. It is also defined as (of weather) free from storm or wind.

The word CAME has no known definition.

CAMEL is defined as cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions.

CAMELLIA is defined as any of several shrubs or small evergreen trees having solitary white or pink or reddish flowers.

The word CAMI has no known definition.

CATCALL is defined as a cry expressing disapproval. It is also defined as utter catcalls at.

CATTAIL is defined as tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes.

CATTLE is defined as domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age.

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 CELLMATE has no known definition.

The word CILIA has no known definition.

CITE is defined as refer to for illustration or proof. It is also defined as a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage. It is also defined as advance evidence for. It is also defined as repeat a passage from. It is also defined as call in an official matter, such as to attend court. It is also defined as refer to. It is also defined as make reference to. It is also defined as commend.

CLAIM is defined as a demand especially in the phrase. It is also defined as lay claim to; as of an idea. It is also defined as take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs. It is also defined as demand as being one’s due or property; assert one’s right or title to. It is also defined as an established or recognized right. It is also defined as an informal right to something. It is also defined as an assertion of a right (as to money or property). It is also defined as an assertion that something is true or factual. It is also defined as ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example. It is also defined as assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing. It is also defined as demand for something as rightful or due.

CLAM is defined as a piece of paper money worth one dollar. It is also defined as burrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness. It is also defined as flesh of either hard-shell or soft-shell clams. It is also defined as gather clams, by digging in the sand by the ocean.

CLEAT is defined as a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured. It is also defined as a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping. It is also defined as a strip of wood or metal used to strengthen the surface to which it is attached. It is also defined as provide with cleats. It is also defined as secure on a cleat.

CLIMACTIC is defined as consisting of or causing a climax.

CLIMATIC is defined as of or relating to a climate.

CLIME is defined as the weather in some location averaged over some long period of time.

ECLAT is defined as enthusiastic approval. It is also defined as ceremonial elegance and splendor. It is also defined as brilliant or conspicuous success or effect.

ECLECTIC is defined as someone who selects according to the eclectic method. It is also defined as selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas.

ELECT is defined as an exclusive group of people. It is also defined as selected as the best. It is also defined as choose. It is also defined as elected but not yet installed in office. It is also defined as select by a vote for an office or membership.

The word ELECTEE has no known definition.

ELICIT is defined as call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses). It is also defined as deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning). It is also defined as derive by reason.

EMACIATE is defined as cause to grow thin or weak. It is also defined as grow weak and thin or waste away physically.

EMCEE is defined as a person who acts as host at formal occasions (makes an introductory speech and introduces other speakers). It is also defined as act as a master of ceremonies.

EMETIC is defined as a medicine that induces nausea and vomiting.

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

ILIAC is defined as of or relating to the ilium.

ILLICIT is defined as contrary to or forbidden by law. It is also defined as contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention.

ITALIC is defined as a branch of the Indo-European languages of which Latin is the chief representative. It is also defined as a style of handwriting with the letters slanting to the right. It is also defined as a typeface with letters slanting upward to the right. It is also defined as characterized by slanting characters. It is also defined as of or relating to the Italic languages.

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.

LACTATE is defined as give suck to. It is also defined as a salt or ester of lactic acid.

LACTEAL is defined as any of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct. It is also defined as relating to or consisting of or producing or resembling milk.

LACTIC is defined as of or relating to or obtained from milk (especially sour milk or whey).

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

The word LAICAL has no known definition.

LATTICE is defined as framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal. It is also defined as small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted. It is also defined as an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions.

The word LICE has no known definition.

LICIT is defined as authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law. It is also defined as sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality.

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.

MACE is defined as an official who carries a mace of office. It is also defined as (trademark) a liquid that temporarily disables a person; prepared as an aerosol and sprayed in the face, it irritates the eyes and causes dizziness and immobilization. It is also defined as a ceremonial staff carried as a symbol of office or authority. It is also defined as spice made from the dried fleshy covering of the nutmeg seed.

The word MALIC has no known definition.

MALICE is defined as the quality of threatening evil. It is also defined as feeling a need to see others suffer.

MECCA is defined as a place that attracts many visitors. It is also defined as joint capital (with Riyadh) of Saudi Arabia; located in western Saudi Arabia; as the birthplace of Muhammad it is the holiest city of Islam.

MICA is defined as any of various minerals consisting of hydrous silicates of aluminum or potassium etc. that crystallize in forms that allow perfect cleavage into very thin leaves; used as dielectrics because of their resistance to electricity.

The word MICE has no known definition.

MIMETIC is defined as characterized by or of the nature of or using mimesis. It is also defined as exhibiting mimicry.

MIMIC is defined as someone who mimics (especially an actor or actress). It is also defined as imitate (a person or manner), especially for satirical effect. It is also defined as constituting an imitation.

The word TACET has no known definition.

TACIT is defined as implied by or inferred from actions or statements.

TACT is defined as consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense.

TACTIC is defined as a plan for attaining a particular goal.

TACTICAL is defined as of or pertaining to tactic or tactics.

TACTILE is defined as of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch. It is also defined as producing a sensation of touch.

TALC is defined as a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder. It is also defined as apply talcum powder to (one’s body).

TITMICE is defined as small insectivorous birds.

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