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Baominh Le, 13

The Orange County Register
Santa Ana, California
Baominh finished in 43rd place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 meiosis
meiosis
2 What is stamina?
staying power
3 gallowglass
gallowglass
4 swelldom
swelldom
5 What does it mean to circumambulate?
to deceive through evasive speech
Correct answer: to walk around

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

assuage

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

meringue