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Pritikaa Biswas, 14

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana
Pritikaa finished in 43rd place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 bauxite
bauxite
2 Another word for trepidation is:
apprehension
3 tripoli
tripoli
4 loonie
loonie
5 If you engage in pettifoggery, you:
make and design formal clothing
Correct answer: quibble over insignificant details

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

elepaio

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

wayang, inglenook, dockize, ascites, pahua, xenobi