135
8th
grade

Yash Shelar, 14

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
St. Louis, Missouri
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Yash finished in 23rd place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 krausen
krausen
2 Another word for venial is:
insignificant
3 stockateer
stockateer
4 occlusor
occlusor
5 platteland
platteland
6 Stockholm syndrome can be described as:
a persistent doubt concerning one's accomplishments
Correct answer: a hostage bonding with their captor

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

aviculture

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

slumgullion, supercilious, adscititious, veered, c