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Crossword Puzzle Answers for: ??N??ON

benison

benison
(n.) Blessing; beatitude; benediction.

cantoon

cantoon
(n.) A cotton stuff showing a fine cord on one side and a satiny surface on the other.

dungeon

dungeon
(n.) A close, dark prison, common/, under ground, as if the lower apartments of the donjon or keep of a castle, these being used as prisons.
(v. t.) To shut up in a dungeon.

gangion

gangion
(n.) A short line attached to a trawl. See Trawl, n.

mansion

mansion
(n.) A dwelling place, -- whether a part or whole of a house or other shelter.
(n.) The house of the lord of a manor; a manor house; hence: Any house of considerable size or pretension.
(n.) A twelfth part of the heavens; a house. See 1st House, 8.
(n.) The place in the heavens occupied each day by the moon in its monthly revolution.
(v. i.) To dwell; to reside.

menaion

menaion
(n.) A work of twelve volumes, each containing the offices in the Greek Church for a month; also, each volume of the same.

mention

mention
(n.) A speaking or notice of anything, -- usually in a brief or cursory manner. Used especially in the phrase to make mention of.
(v. t.) To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.

moneron

moneron
(n.) One of the Monera.

monsoon

monsoon
(n.) A wind blowing part of the year from one direction, alternating with a wind from the opposite direction; -- a term applied particularly to periodical winds of the Indian Ocean, which blow from the southwest from the latter part of May to the middle of September, and from the northeast from about the middle of October to the middle of December.

nonagon

nonagon
(n.) A figure or polygon having nine sides and nine angles.

panshon

panshon
(n.) An earthen vessel wider at the top than at the bottom, -- used for holding milk and for various other purposes.

pension

pension
(n.) A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.
(n.) A stated allowance to a person in consideration of past services; payment made to one retired from service, on account of age, disability, or other cause; especially, a regular stipend paid by a government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers, the families of soldiers killed in service, or to meritorious authors, or the like.
(n.) A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.
(n.) A boarding house or boarding school in France, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.
(v. t.) To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant.

pontoon

pontoon
(n.) A wooden flat-bottomed boat, a metallic cylinder, or a frame covered with canvas, India rubber, etc., forming a portable float, used in building bridges quickly for the passage of troops.
(n.) A low, flat vessel, resembling a barge, furnished with cranes, capstans, and other machinery, used in careening ships, raising weights, drawing piles, etc., chiefly in the Mediterranean; a lighter.

pynchon

pynchon
United States writer of pessimistic novels about life in a technologically advanced society (born in 1937)

rangoon

rangoon
The capital and largest city of Myanmar; located in the south near the Irrawaddy river delta

tension

tension
(a.) The act of stretching or straining; the state of being stretched or strained to stiffness; the state of being bent strained; as, the tension of the muscles, tension of the larynx.
(a.) Fig.: Extreme strain of mind or excitement of feeling; intense effort.
(a.) The degree of stretching to which a wire, cord, piece of timber, or the like, is strained by drawing it in the direction of its length; strain.
(a.) The force by which a part is pulled when forming part of any system in equilibrium or in motion; as, the tension of a srting supporting a weight equals that weight.
(a.) A device for checking the delivery of the thread in a sewing machine, so as to give the stitch the required degree of tightness.
(a.) Expansive force; the force with which the particles of a body, as a gas, tend to recede from each other and occupy a larger space; elastic force; elasticity; as, the tension of vapor; the tension of air.
(a.) The quality in consequence of which an electric charge tends to discharge itself, as into the air by a spark, or to pass from a body of greater to one of less electrical potential. It varies as the quantity of electricity upon a given area.

venison

venison
(n.) Beasts of the chase.
(n.) Formerly, the flesh of any of the edible beasts of the chase, also of game birds; now, the flesh of animals of the deer kind exclusively.
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