New York Times NYT Spelling Bee Answers and Solution for January 17, 2023

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Today’s pangram is MODULAR.

MODULAR is defined as constructed with standardized units or dimensions allowing flexibility and variety in use.

ALOUD is defined as with relatively high volume. It is also defined as using the voice; not silently.

ALUM is defined as a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the potassium double sulfate of aluminum. It is also defined as a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university). It is also defined as a white crystalline double sulfate of aluminum: the ammonium double sulfate of aluminum. It is also defined as a double sulphate of aluminum and potassium that is used as an astringent (among other things).

AMOUR is defined as a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship.

ARUM is defined as any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe. It is also defined as starch resembling sago that is obtained from cuckoopint root.

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.

AURAL is defined as of or pertaining to hearing or the ear. It is also defined as relating to or characterized by an aura.

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.

AURORAL is defined as characteristic of the dawn. It is also defined as of or relating to the atmospheric phenomenon auroras.

DOULA is defined as an assistant (often the father of the soon-to-be-born child) who provides support for a woman in labor by encouraging her to use techniques learned in childbirth-preparation classes.

DOUR is defined as harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance. It is also defined as stubbornly unyielding. It is also defined as showing a brooding ill humor.

DRUM is defined as a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends. It is also defined as a hollow cast iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes. It is also defined as make a rhythmic sound. It is also defined as small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise. It is also defined as study intensively, as before an exam. It is also defined as a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids. It is also defined as a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end. It is also defined as play a percussion instrument. It is also defined as the sound of a drum.

The word DRUMROLL has no known definition.

DUAL is defined as consisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs. It is also defined as having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities. It is also defined as a grammatical number category referring to two items or units as opposed to one item (singular) or more than two items (plural).

DULL is defined as darkened with overcast. It is also defined as make numb or insensitive. It is also defined as become less interesting or attractive. It is also defined as so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness. It is also defined as slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity. It is also defined as being or made softer or less loud or clear. It is also defined as deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping. It is also defined as not clear and resonant; sounding as if striking with or against something relatively soft. It is also defined as make dull or blunt. It is also defined as (of business) not active or brisk. It is also defined as become dull or lusterless in appearance; lose shine or brightness. It is also defined as blunted in responsiveness or sensibility. It is also defined as emitting or reflecting very little light. It is also defined as lacking in liveliness or animation. It is also defined as make dull in appearance. It is also defined as make less lively or vigorous. It is also defined as not having a sharp edge or point. It is also defined as not keenly felt. It is also defined as (of color) very low in saturation; highly diluted.

DULLARD is defined as a person who evokes boredom. It is also defined as a person who is not very bright.

DUMDUM is defined as a soft-nosed small-arms bullet that expands when it hits a target and causes a gaping wound.

DURUM is defined as wheat with hard dark-colored kernels high in gluten and used for bread and pasta; grown especially in southern Russia, North Africa, and northern central North America.

LAUD is defined as praise, glorify, or honor.

LOUD is defined as with relatively high volume. It is also defined as tastelessly showy. It is also defined as (used chiefly as a direction or description in music) loud; with force. It is also defined as characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity.

LUAU is defined as an elaborate Hawaiian feast or party (especially one accompanied by traditional foods and entertainment).

LULL is defined as a pause during which things are calm or activities are diminished. It is also defined as make calm or still. It is also defined as a period of calm weather. It is also defined as become quiet or less intensive. It is also defined as calm by deception.

LULU is defined as a very attractive or seductive looking woman.

MARAUD is defined as a sudden short attack. It is also defined as raid and rove in search of booty.

MAUL is defined as a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges. It is also defined as injure badly by beating. It is also defined as split (wood) with a maul and wedges.

The word MUDROOM has no known definition.

MULL is defined as reflect deeply on a subject. It is also defined as an island in western Scotland in the Inner Hebrides. It is also defined as a term used in Scottish names of promontories. It is also defined as heat with sugar and spices to make a hot drink.

MURAL is defined as a painting that is applied to a wall surface. It is also defined as of or relating to walls.

MURMUR is defined as an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves. It is also defined as a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone. It is also defined as make complaining remarks or noises under one’s breath. It is also defined as a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech. It is also defined as a schwa that is incidental to the pronunciation of a consonant. It is also defined as speak softly or indistinctly.

MUUMUU is defined as a woman’s loose unbelted dress.

RUMOR is defined as tell or spread rumors. It is also defined as gossip (usually a mixture of truth and untruth) passed around by word of mouth.

RURAL is defined as living in or characteristic of farming or country life. It is also defined as of or relating to the countryside as opposed to the city.

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One Comment

  1. MALODOR is an unpleasant smell
    DARUMA is a Japanese doll that is popular in the west. It is a talisman for good luck, setting goals, and perseverance.
    DOLDRUM is a spell of listlessness or despondency –

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