New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for December 31, 2022

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Today’s pangram is MANDOLIN.

MANDOLIN is defined as a stringed instrument related to the lute, usually played with a plectrum.

AIOLI is defined as garlic mayonnaise.

ALMOND is defined as small bushy deciduous tree native to Asia and North Africa having pretty pink blossoms and highly prized edible nuts enclosed in a hard green hull; cultivated in southern Australia and California. It is also defined as oval-shaped edible seed of the almond tree.

AMINO is defined as the radical -NH2. It is also defined as pertaining to or containing any of a group of organic compounds of nitrogen derived from ammonia.

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

AMMONIA is defined as a water solution of ammonia. It is also defined as a pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3).

AMNIO is defined as (pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities.

ANION is defined as a negatively charged ion.

ANON is defined as (old-fashioned or informal) in a little while.

DIAMOND is defined as the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate. It is also defined as very hard native crystalline carbon valued as a gem. It is also defined as a parallelogram with four equal sides; an oblique-angled equilateral parallelogram. It is also defined as the baseball playing field. It is also defined as a playing card in the minor suit that has one or more red rhombuses on it. It is also defined as a transparent piece of diamond that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem.

DILDO is defined as a vibrating device that substitutes for an erect penis to provide vaginal stimulation.

The word DINO has no known definition.

DODO is defined as someone whose style is out of fashion. It is also defined as extinct heavy flightless bird of Mauritius related to pigeons.

DOLL is defined as informal terms for a (young) woman. It is also defined as a small replica of a person; used as a toy.

The word DOLMA has no known definition.

DOMAIN is defined as people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest. It is also defined as (mathematics) the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined. It is also defined as the content of a particular field of knowledge. It is also defined as a particular environment or walk of life. It is also defined as territory over which rule or control is exercised.

DOMINION is defined as a region marked off for administrative or other purposes. It is also defined as dominance or power through legal authority. It is also defined as one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth.

DOMINO is defined as United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928). It is also defined as a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyes. It is also defined as a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume. It is also defined as a small rectangular block used in playing the game of dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can bear 0 to 6 dots.

DOODAD is defined as something unspecified whose name is either forgotten or not known.

DOOM is defined as pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law. It is also defined as decree or designate beforehand. It is also defined as an unpleasant or disastrous destiny. It is also defined as make certain of the failure or destruction of.

IDIOM is defined as an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up. It is also defined as a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language. It is also defined as the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people. It is also defined as the style of a particular artist or school or movement.

IDOL is defined as an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept. It is also defined as a material effigy that is worshipped. It is also defined as someone who is adored blindly and excessively.

LANOLIN is defined as a yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool; a mixture of fatty acids and esters; used in some ointments and cosmetics. It is also defined as an emollient containing wool fat (a fatty substance obtained from the wool of sheep).

LIMO is defined as large luxurious car; usually driven by a chauffeur.

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).

LLANO is defined as an extensive grassy and nearly treeless plain (especially in Latin America).

LOAD is defined as a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time. It is also defined as corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones. It is also defined as a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks. It is also defined as goods carried by a large vehicle. It is also defined as provide (a device) with something necessary. It is also defined as weight to be borne or conveyed. It is also defined as the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents. It is also defined as fill or place a load on. It is also defined as an onerous or difficult concern. It is also defined as an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate. It is also defined as electrical device to which electrical power is delivered. It is also defined as put (something) on a structure or conveyance. It is also defined as the power output of a generator or power plant. It is also defined as transfer from a storage device to a computer’s memory.

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

LOAN is defined as a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz’ is a German word borrowed into modern English. It is also defined as give temporarily; let have for a limited time. It is also defined as the temporary provision of money (usually at interest).

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.

LOLL is defined as hang loosely or laxly. It is also defined as be lazy or idle.

LOOM is defined as appear very large or occupy a commanding position. It is also defined as hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing. It is also defined as a textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile. It is also defined as come into view indistinctly, often threateningly. It is also defined as weave on a loom.

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.

MAMMON is defined as (New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit. It is also defined as wealth regarded as an evil influence.

MILLION is defined as the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros. It is also defined as a very large indefinite number (usually hyperbole). It is also defined as (in Roman numerals, M written with a macron over it) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000,000 items or units.

MINION is defined as a servile or fawning dependant.

MOAN is defined as indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure. It is also defined as an utterance expressing pain or disapproval.

MODAL is defined as an auxiliary verb (such as `can’ or `will’) that is used to express modality. It is also defined as relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution. It is also defined as of or relating to a musical mode; especially written in an ecclesiastical mode. It is also defined as relating to or expressing the mood of a verb.

MOIL is defined as be agitated. It is also defined as work hard. It is also defined as moisten or soil.

MOLD is defined as a distinctive nature, character, or type. It is also defined as a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold. It is also defined as a fungus that produces a superficial growth on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter. It is also defined as make something, usually for a specific function. It is also defined as container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens. It is also defined as sculpture produced by molding. It is also defined as the process of becoming mildewed. It is also defined as form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold. It is also defined as form in clay, wax, etc. It is also defined as shape or influence; give direction to. It is also defined as the distinctive form in which a thing is made. It is also defined as become moldy; spoil due to humidity. It is also defined as loose soil rich in organic matter. It is also defined as fit tightly, follow the contours of.

MOLL is defined as the girlfriend of a gangster.

MOMMA is defined as informal terms for a mother.

MONAD is defined as a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive. It is also defined as (biology) a single-celled microorganism (especially a flagellate protozoan). It is also defined as (chemistry) an atom having a valence of one.

The word MONDO has no known definition.

MONO is defined as designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel. It is also defined as an acute disease characterized by fever and swollen lymph nodes and an abnormal increase of mononuclear leucocytes or monocytes in the bloodstream; not highly contagious; some believe it can be transmitted by kissing.

MONOMANIA is defined as a mania restricted to one thing or idea.

The word MONOMIAL has no known definition.

MOOD is defined as the prevailing psychological state. It is also defined as verb inflections that express how the action or state is conceived by the speaker. It is also defined as a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling.

The word MOOLA has no known definition.

MOON is defined as United States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954; was found guilty of conspiracy to evade taxes (born in 1920). It is also defined as the light of the Moon. It is also defined as be idle in a listless or dreamy way. It is also defined as the period between successive new moons (29.531 days). It is also defined as have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake. It is also defined as any natural satellite of a planet. It is also defined as any object resembling a moon. It is also defined as expose one’s buttocks to. It is also defined as the natural satellite of the Earth.

The word NODAL has no known definition.

NOMAD is defined as a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons.

NOMINAL is defined as existing in name only. It is also defined as a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb. It is also defined as insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish’ is informal). It is also defined as named; bearing the name of a specific person. It is also defined as of, relating to, or characteristic of an amount that is not adjusted for inflation. It is also defined as pertaining to a noun or to a word group that functions as a noun. It is also defined as relating to or constituting or bearing or giving a name.

The word NONILLION has no known definition.

NOON is defined as the middle of the day.

OILMAN is defined as a person who owns or operates oil wells. It is also defined as a worker who produces or sells petroleum.

The word OLIO has no known definition.

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.

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