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Akshainie Kamma, 13

West Austin Chamber of Commerce
Austin, Texas
Akshainie finished in 7th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 sacerdotal
sacerdotal
2 What is a dowager?
an older woman who is prominent in a community
3 melton
melton
4 accroach
accroach
5 Another word for disinter is:
unearth
6 botuliform
botuliform
7 calumet
calumet
8 Algophobia is the fear of:
pain
9 vrille
vrille
10 heliconius
heliconeus

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

do-pas-so

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Vandyke, La Fl├Ęche, Spenglerian, Zoilus, Verstehen