200

Lara Randhawa, 12

The Press-Enterprise
Riverside, California
Lara finished in 43rd place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 apocryphal
apocryphal
2 What is a platitude?
a trite remark or insipid truism
3 euryphagous
euryphagous
4 ursiform
ursiform
5 What does a trousseau consist of?
a framework of beams forming a rigid structure
Correct answer: clothes and other belongings of a bride

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

Lavation

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

denizen, schism, sheaves,