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Elizabeth Thompson, 11

University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee
Elizabeth finished in 59th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 macropterous
macropterous
2 Something described as retrograde is:
moving backwards
3 bruting
bruting
4 instauration
instoration

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

acquiesce

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

expugnable, buffoonery, interregnum, cornichon