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Vihaan Sibal, 12

Rapoport Holdings, LLC
Waco, Texas
Vihaan finished in 7th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 nisse
nisse
2 Something described as sardonic is:
marked by mockery
3 amerciable
amerciable
4 bargello
bargello
5 If a person is doddery, they are:
unsteady or trembling
6 neurasthenia
neurasthenia
7 fascet
fascet
8 Which of the following is an example of a vivarium?
a glass enclosure with reptiles and tropical plants
9 niton
niton
10 torticollis
tortacollus

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

denouement

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

assuage, unprepossessing, condominium, litany, etc