New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for May 18, 2022

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Today’s pangrams are CONFLICT and INFLICTION.

CONFLICT is defined as go against, as of rules and laws. It is also defined as an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals). It is also defined as a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war. It is also defined as a disagreement or argument about something important. It is also defined as an incompatibility of dates or events. It is also defined as a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests. It is also defined as be in conflict. It is also defined as opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings. It is also defined as opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot).

INFLICTION is defined as something or someone that causes trouble; a source of unhappiness. It is also defined as the act of imposing something (as a tax or an embargo). It is also defined as an act causing pain or damage.

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.

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.

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.

COLON is defined as the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos. It is also defined as the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos. It is also defined as a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal. It is also defined as a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter). It is also defined as the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted.

COLONIC is defined as a water enema given to flush out the colon. It is also defined as of or relating to the colon.

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.

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.

COTILLION is defined as a lively dance originating in France in the 18th century. It is also defined as a ball at which young ladies are presented to society.

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.

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.

FLINT is defined as a river in western Georgia that flows generally south to join the Chattahoochee River at the Florida border where they form the Apalachicola River. It is also defined as showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings. It is also defined as a city in southeast central Michigan near Detroit; automobile manufacturing. It is also defined as a hard kind of stone; a form of silica more opaque than chalcedony.

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

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.

The word INFILL has no known definition.

INFLICT is defined as impose something unpleasant.

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..

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.

LINT is defined as cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds. It is also defined as fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers.

LION is defined as large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male. It is also defined as (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Leo. It is also defined as the fifth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about July 23 to August 22. It is also defined as a celebrity who is lionized (much sought after).

LOIN is defined as either side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds. It is also defined as a cut of meat taken from the side and back of an animal between the ribs and the rump.

LOON is defined as a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought. It is also defined as large somewhat primitive fish-eating diving bird of the northern hemisphere having webbed feet placed far back; related to the grebes. It is also defined as a worthless lazy fellow.

LOTION is defined as liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin. It is also defined as any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin.

NONFICTION is defined as prose writing that is not fictional.

The word NONILLION has no known definition.

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.

OCTILLION is defined as the number that is represented as a one followed by 27 zeros.

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..

TINCT is defined as color lightly.

TINFOIL is defined as foil made of tin or an alloy of tin and lead.

TINT is defined as a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color. It is also defined as a dye for coloring the hair. It is also defined as a just detectable amount. It is also defined as color lightly.

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.

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One Comment

  1. NYT spelling bee 5/22. You did not include anhinga. It is a bird similar to a cormorant. I don’t have a subscription so usually get kicked off when I get the panagram

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