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

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Today’s pangrams are ARGONAUT, GUARANTOR, and ORANGUTAN.

ARGONAUT is defined as cephalopod mollusk of warm seas whose females have delicate papery spiral shells. It is also defined as (Greek mythology) one of the heroes who sailed with Jason in search of the Golden Fleece. It is also defined as someone engaged in a dangerous but potentially rewarding adventure.

GUARANTOR is defined as one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another.

ORANGUTAN is defined as large long-armed ape of Borneo and Sumatra having arboreal habits.

AUGUR is defined as indicate, as with a sign or an omen. It is also defined as (ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy. It is also defined as predict from an omen.

AUNT is defined as the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle.

AURA is defined as an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint. It is also defined as a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing. It is also defined as a sensation (as of a cold breeze or bright light) that precedes the onset of certain disorders such as a migraine attack or epileptic seizure.

AURORA is defined as the first light of day. It is also defined as an atmospheric phenomenon consisting of bands of light caused by charged solar particles following the earth’s magnetic lines of force. It is also defined as (Roman mythology) goddess of the dawn; counterpart of Greek Eos.

AUTO is defined as a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine.

GARGANTUAN is defined as of great mass; huge and bulky.

GAUNT is defined as very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold.

GOUT is defined as a painful inflammation of the big toe and foot caused by defects in uric acid metabolism resulting in deposits of the acid and its salts in the blood and joints.

GROUT is defined as a thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork. It is also defined as bind with grout.

GRUNT is defined as the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs. It is also defined as an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker. It is also defined as issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise. It is also defined as medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught.

GUANO is defined as the excrement of sea birds; used as fertilizer.

GUAR is defined as drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material.

GURU is defined as a Hindu or Buddhist religious leader and spiritual teacher. It is also defined as a recognized leader in some field or of some movement. It is also defined as each of the first ten leaders of the Sikh religion.

NOUGAT is defined as nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste.

NOUN is defined as a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action. It is also defined as the word class that can serve as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or in apposition.

OUTGO is defined as money paid out; an amount spent. It is also defined as be or do something to a greater degree.

The word OUTGUN has no known definition.

The word OUTRAN has no known definition.

The word OUTRO has no known definition.

OUTRUN is defined as run faster than.

RAGOUT is defined as well-seasoned stew of meat and vegetables.

ROTGUT is defined as any alcoholic beverage of inferior quality.

ROUT is defined as defeat disastrously. It is also defined as make a groove in. It is also defined as cause to flee. It is also defined as a disorderly crowd of people. It is also defined as dig with the snout. It is also defined as an overwhelming defeat.

RUNG is defined as one of the crosspieces that form the steps of a ladder. It is also defined as a crosspiece between the legs of a chair.

The word RUNOUT has no known definition.

RUNT is defined as disparaging terms for small people.

TAUNT is defined as aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing. It is also defined as harass with persistent criticism or carping.

TAUT is defined as pulled or drawn tight. It is also defined as subjected to great tension; stretched tight.

TOUR is defined as a period of time spent in military service. It is also defined as a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area. It is also defined as a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else). It is also defined as make a tour of a certain place.

TOUT is defined as one who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack). It is also defined as someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit. It is also defined as show off. It is also defined as someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way. It is also defined as advertize in strongly positive terms.

TROUT is defined as any of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons. It is also defined as flesh of any of several primarily freshwater game and food fishes.

TRUANT is defined as someone who shirks duty. It is also defined as one who is absent from school without permission. It is also defined as absent without permission.

TUNA is defined as tropical American prickly pear of Jamaica. It is also defined as important warm-water fatty fish of the genus Thunnus of the family Scombridae; usually served as steaks. It is also defined as New Zealand eel. It is also defined as any very large marine food and game fish of the genus Thunnus; related to mackerel; chiefly of warm waters.

TURN is defined as to break and turn over earth especially with a plow. It is also defined as twist suddenly so as to sprain. It is also defined as pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become. It is also defined as cause to move around a center so as to show another side of. It is also defined as undergo a change or development. It is also defined as let (something) fall or spill from a container. It is also defined as cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form. It is also defined as undergo a transformation or a change of position or action. It is also defined as pass to the other side of. It is also defined as have recourse to or make an appeal or request for help or information to. It is also defined as turning or twisting around (in place). It is also defined as a favor for someone. It is also defined as change to the contrary. It is also defined as (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession. It is also defined as a short performance that is part of a longer program. It is also defined as a circular segment of a curve. It is also defined as (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive. It is also defined as a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else). It is also defined as a movement in a new direction. It is also defined as an unforeseen development. It is also defined as the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course. It is also defined as go sour or spoil. It is also defined as accomplish by rotating. It is also defined as alter the functioning or setting of. It is also defined as become officially one year older. It is also defined as cause to change or turn into something different;assume new characteristics. It is also defined as cause to move along an axis or into a new direction. It is also defined as cause to move around or rotate. It is also defined as change color. It is also defined as change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense. It is also defined as channel one’s attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something. It is also defined as direct at someone. It is also defined as get by buying and selling. It is also defined as move around an axis or a center. It is also defined as shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel. It is also defined as taking a short walk out and back. It is also defined as the act of turning away or in the opposite direction. It is also defined as to send or let go.

TURNOUT is defined as a set of clothing (with accessories). It is also defined as what is produced in a given time period. It is also defined as a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park. It is also defined as a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass. It is also defined as attendance for a particular event or purpose (as to vote in an election). It is also defined as (ballet) the outward rotation of a dancer’s leg from the hip. It is also defined as the group that gathers together for a particular occasion.

TUTOR is defined as a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.). It is also defined as act as a guardian to someone. It is also defined as be a tutor to someone; give individual instruction.

TUTU is defined as South African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931). It is also defined as very short skirt worn by ballerinas.

The word UNTAG has no known definition.

The word UNTO has no known definition.

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One Comment

  1. RUGRAT – too American?
    OUTGUARD – too English?
    UNARROGANT – seems a shame to leave out a pangram

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