New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for December 22, 2022

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Today’s pangram is POLYGAMY.

POLYGAMY is defined as the condition or practice of having more than one spouse at a time.

AGOG is defined as highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, etc..

ALGA is defined as primitive chlorophyll-containing mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms lacking true stems and roots and leaves.

ALGAL is defined as of or relating to alga.

ALLAY is defined as satisfy (thirst). It is also defined as lessen the intensity of or calm.

ALLOY is defined as a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten. It is also defined as lower in value by increasing the base-metal content. It is also defined as the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something. It is also defined as make an alloy of.

ALLY is defined as an associate who provides cooperation or assistance. It is also defined as a friendly nation. It is also defined as become an ally or associate, as by a treaty or marriage.

AMALGAM is defined as an alloy of mercury with another metal (usually silver) used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth; except for iron and platinum all metals dissolve in mercury and chemists refer to the resulting mercury mixtures as amalgams. It is also defined as a combination or blend of diverse things.

AMMO is defined as projectiles to be fired from a gun.

AMPLY is defined as to an ample degree or in an ample manner. It is also defined as sufficiently; more than adequately.

AMYL is defined as a hydrocarbon radical that occurs in many organic compounds.

APOLOGY is defined as a formal written defense of something you believe in strongly. It is also defined as a poor example. It is also defined as an expression of regret at having caused trouble for someone.

APPALL is defined as strike with disgust or revulsion. It is also defined as fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.

APPLY is defined as be pertinent or relevant or applicable. It is also defined as avail oneself to. It is also defined as be applicable to; as to an analysis. It is also defined as apply to a surface. It is also defined as give or convey physically. It is also defined as ensure observance of laws and rules. It is also defined as put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose. It is also defined as apply oneself to. It is also defined as ask (for something). It is also defined as refer (a word or name) to a person or thing.

GAGA is defined as intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with. It is also defined as mentally or physically infirm with age.

GALA is defined as a gay festivity.

GALL is defined as a digestive juice secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder; aids in the digestion of fats. It is also defined as an open sore on the back of a horse caused by ill-fitting or badly adjusted saddle. It is also defined as irritate or vex. It is also defined as become or make sore by or as if by rubbing. It is also defined as the trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined to take liberties. It is also defined as a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will. It is also defined as abnormal swelling of plant tissue caused by insects or microorganisms or injury. It is also defined as a skin sore caused by chafing.

GALLOP is defined as cause to move at full gallop. It is also defined as a fast gait of a horse; a two-beat stride during which all four legs are off the ground simultaneously. It is also defined as go at galloping speed. It is also defined as ride at a galloping pace.

The word GALOP has no known definition.

GAMMA is defined as Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524). It is also defined as a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted. It is also defined as the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet.

GAMY is defined as (used of the smell of meat) smelling spoiled or tainted. It is also defined as suggestive of sexual impropriety. It is also defined as willing to face danger.

GAYLY is defined as in a joyous manner.

The word GLAM has no known definition.

GOAL is defined as the state of affairs that a plan is intended to achieve and that (when achieved) terminates behavior intended to achieve it. It is also defined as the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey). It is also defined as a successful attempt at scoring. It is also defined as game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points.

The word LAGGY has no known definition.

LALLYGAG is defined as be about.

LAMA is defined as llamas. It is also defined as a Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism.

LAMP is defined as an artificial source of visible illumination. It is also defined as a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs.

LLAMA is defined as wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump.

LOAM is defined as a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials.

LOAMY is defined as consisting of or having the character of loam.

LOLLYGAG is defined as be about.

LOYAL is defined as inspired by love for your country. It is also defined as unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause. It is also defined as steadfast in allegiance or duty.

LOYALLY is defined as with loyalty; in a loyal manner.

MAGMA is defined as molten rock in the earth’s crust.

MALL is defined as mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace. It is also defined as a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk.

MAMA is defined as informal terms for a mother. It is also defined as a name under which Ninkhursag was worshipped.

MAMMA is defined as milk-secreting organ of female mammals. It is also defined as informal terms for a mother.

MAMMAL is defined as any warm-blooded vertebrate having the skin more or less covered with hair; young are born alive except for the small subclass of monotremes and nourished with milk.

MAMMALOGY is defined as the branch of zoology that studies mammals.

MAYO is defined as egg yolks and oil and vinegar.

MOMMA is defined as informal terms for a mother.

The word MOOLA has no known definition.

OPAL is defined as a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones.

The word PALAPA has no known definition.

PALL is defined as lose interest or become bored with something or somebody. It is also defined as become less interesting or attractive. It is also defined as cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing. It is also defined as a sudden numbing dread. It is also defined as lose sparkle or bouquet. It is also defined as cause to lose courage. It is also defined as hanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window). It is also defined as burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped. It is also defined as cause to become flat. It is also defined as cover with a pall. It is also defined as lose strength or effectiveness; become or appear boring, insipid, or tiresome (to).

PALM is defined as an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event. It is also defined as touch, lift, or hold with the hands. It is also defined as the inner surface of the hand from the wrist to the base of the fingers. It is also defined as any plant of the family Palmae having an unbranched trunk crowned by large pinnate or palmate leaves. It is also defined as a linear unit based on the length or width of the human hand.

PALMY is defined as very lively and profitable.

The word PALP has no known definition.

The word PAMPA has no known definition.

PAPA is defined as an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk.

PAPAL is defined as proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles.

The word PAPALLY has no known definition.

PAPAYA is defined as tropical American shrub or small tree having huge deeply palmately cleft leaves and large oblong yellow fruit. It is also defined as large oval melon-like tropical fruit with yellowish flesh.

The word PAPPY has no known definition.

PAYOLA is defined as a bribe given to a disc jockey to induce him to promote a particular record.

PLAY is defined as contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle. It is also defined as pretend to have certain qualities or state of mind. It is also defined as manipulate manually or in one’s mind or imagination. It is also defined as a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage. It is also defined as the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully. It is also defined as a weak and tremulous light. It is also defined as gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement. It is also defined as activity by children that is guided more by imagination than by fixed rules. It is also defined as consider not very seriously. It is also defined as cause to happen or to occur as a consequence. It is also defined as replay (as a melody). It is also defined as (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession. It is also defined as perform on a stage or theater. It is also defined as stake on the outcome of an issue. It is also defined as an attempt to get something. It is also defined as a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill. It is also defined as engage in recreational activities rather than work; occupy oneself in a diversion. It is also defined as cause to emit recorded audio or video. It is also defined as movement or space for movement. It is also defined as behave carelessly or indifferently. It is also defined as the removal of constraints. It is also defined as engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously. It is also defined as the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize). It is also defined as verbal wit or mockery (often at another’s expense but not to be taken seriously). It is also defined as (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds. It is also defined as play a role or part. It is also defined as act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome. It is also defined as a preset plan of action in team sports. It is also defined as a state in which action is feasible. It is also defined as a theatrical performance of a drama. It is also defined as be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children. It is also defined as behave in a certain way. It is also defined as be performed or presented for public viewing. It is also defined as bet or wager (money). It is also defined as cause to move or operate freely within a bounded space. It is also defined as discharge or direct or be discharged or directed as if in a continuous stream. It is also defined as emit recorded sound. It is also defined as employ in a game or in a specific position. It is also defined as exhaust by allowing to pull on the line. It is also defined as make bets. It is also defined as move or seem to move quickly, lightly, or irregularly. It is also defined as participate in games or sport. It is also defined as perform music on (a musical instrument). It is also defined as perform on a certain location. It is also defined as play on an instrument. It is also defined as pretend to be somebody in the framework of a game or playful activity. It is also defined as put (a card or piece) into play during a game, or act strategically as if in a card game. It is also defined as shoot or hit in a particular manner. It is also defined as use or move. It is also defined as use to one’s advantage. It is also defined as utilization or exercise.

The word POPPA has no known definition.

The word YAPPY has no known definition.

YOGA is defined as a system of physical, breathing and meditation exercises practiced to promote control of the body and mind. It is also defined as discipline aimed at training the consciousness for a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility that is achieved through the three paths of actions and knowledge and devotion.

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