“I’m back, but probably not for long," said Rebekah Zeigler, speller 168.
Then she heard her word, paramountcy.
"OK," she said. "I'll give it a shot."
Unfortunately, she got it wrong. It means the quality or state of being superior to all others in power, position or importance.
This is Rebecca's third Bee. She tied for 50th in 2015 and 172nd last year.