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Tarini Nandakumar, 10

West Austin Chamber of Commerce
Austin, Texas
Tarini finished in 16th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 isagoge
isagoge
2 Something described as sartorial relates to:
clothing
3 sepal
sepal
4 pineal
pineal
5 Someone described as plangorous is engaged in:
a loud lamentation
6 menudo
menudo
7 siffilate
siffilate
8 What might be described as onomasiologic?
composing poetry rich with natural sounds
Correct answer: collecting lists of words for similar or associated concepts

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

Quinton

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Lithotrity, cantil, banlieu, vanda, mettwurst, pal