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Zaila Avant-garde, 15

New Orleans Chapter of The Links
New Orleans, Louisiana
Zaila is the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee champion.
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 alpargata
alpargata
2 What is an ordinance?
a local law or regulation
3 elevenses
elevenses
4 tubifex
tubifex
5 Trenchancy is the quality of being:
keenly articulate
6 querimonious
querimonious
7 velarium
velarium
8 What is encephalopathy?
a disease causing alterations of brain structure
9 solidungulate
solidungulate
10 rolamite
rolamite
11 Something described as dysphotic is:
poorly illuminated
12 ancistroid
ancistroid
13 duchesse
duchesse
14 depreter
depreter
15 fidibus
fidibus
16 Nepeta
Nepeta
17 retene
retene
18 Murraya
Murraya

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

alla prima

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

ediacaran, hellebore, appaloosa, occitan