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Today’s pangram is LEXICON.
LEXICON is defined as a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them. It is also defined as a language user’s knowledge of words.
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.
CELLO is defined as a large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing.
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.
CLONE is defined as a person who is almost identical to another. It is also defined as a group of genetically identical cells or organisms derived from a single cell or individual by some kind of asexual reproduction. It is also defined as an unauthorized copy or imitation. It is also defined as make multiple identical copies of.
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.
COIL is defined as a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops. It is also defined as wind around something in coils or loops. It is also defined as make without a potter’s wheel. It is also defined as a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals). It is also defined as to wind or move in a spiral course. It is also defined as a contraceptive device placed inside a woman’s womb. It is also defined as a transformer that supplies high voltage to spark plugs in a gasoline engine. It is also defined as reactor consisting of a spiral of insulated wire that introduces inductance into a circuit. It is also defined as tubing that is wound in a spiral.
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.
COLIC is defined as acute abdominal pain (especially in infants).
COLLEEN is defined as an Irish girl.
COLLIE is defined as a silky-coated sheepdog with a long ruff and long narrow head developed in Scotland.
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.
COLONEL is defined as a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines who ranks above a lieutenant colonel and below a brigadier general.
COLONIC is defined as a water enema given to flush out the colon. It is also defined as of or relating to the colon.
CONE is defined as a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point. It is also defined as a visual receptor cell in the retina that is sensitive to bright light and to color. It is also defined as cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts. It is also defined as any cone-shaped artifact. It is also defined as make cone-shaped.
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.
COOL is defined as great coolness and composure under strain. It is also defined as marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional. It is also defined as make cool or cooler. It is also defined as loose heat. It is also defined as lose intensity. It is also defined as being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition. It is also defined as fashionable and attractive at the time; often skilled or socially adept. It is also defined as inducing the impression of coolness; used especially of greens and blues and violets when referring to color. It is also defined as neither warm nor very cold; giving relief from heat. It is also defined as psychologically cool and unenthusiastic; unfriendly or unresponsive or showing dislike. It is also defined as the quality of being at a refreshingly low temperature. It is also defined as used of a quantity or amount (especially of money) for emphasis.
EXCEL is defined as distinguish oneself.
EXCELLENCE is defined as an outstanding feature; something in which something or someone excels. It is also defined as the quality of excelling; possessing good qualities in high degree.
EXEC is defined as the chief executive department of the United States government.
ICICLE is defined as ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping 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.
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.
INNOCENCE is defined as the quality of innocent naivete. It is also defined as the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil. It is also defined as a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense.
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.
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.
The word LOCI has no known definition.
LOCO is defined as informal or slang terms for mentally irregular.
NEOCON is defined as a conservative who subscribes to neoconservatism.
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.
NONCE is defined as the present occasion.
The word OLEIC has no known definition.
ONCE is defined as on one occasion. It is also defined as at a previous time.
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