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Pooja Dayaratna, 14

Three Rivers College
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Pooja finished in 31st place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 nidicolous
nidicolous
2 Something described as quintessential is:
the purest of its kind
3 volant
volant
4 hamulus
hamulus
5 A sitzkrieg is:
warfare characterized by lack of movement
6 entasis
entesis

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

Thrall

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

scarcely, gung ho, proscenium, palisades, pathetic