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Bhavana Madini, 13

NYC Regional Spelling Bee
New York, New York
Bhavana finished in 3rd place.
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 fortissimo
fortissimo
2 Which of the following is most likely to be described as guttural?
a sound in speech
3 covey
covey
4 plumbago
plumbago
5 If you tergiversate, you:
make evasive or ambiguous statements
6 coleopteroid
coleopteroid
7 rabbet
rabbet
8 Something described as Pentateuchal relates to:
the first five books of the Old Testament
9 monoceros
monoceros
10 phylloxera
phylloxera
11 What might be described as aphyllous?
a tree lacking leaves
12 theodolite
theodolite
13 psychagogic
psychagogic
14 athanor
athanore

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

menology

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

foreordain, engobe, sheaves, discriminate