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Steven Dubin, 14

The Miami Herald
Miami, Florida
Steven finished in 43rd place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 vilipend
vilipend
2 Something described as vernal relates to the:
spring
3 baronial
baronial
4 inunctum
inunctum
5 Someone who is peripatetic:
suffers from mood swings
Correct answer: performs while moving about

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

Colubrine

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Aperture, Flimflammer, Billabong, Subcutaneous