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Emma Sroka, 13

The Post-Standard
Syracuse, New York
Emma finished in 21st place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 syncope
syncope
2 A referendum involves:
a popular vote
3 sectile
sectile
4 Basque
Basque
5 Something described as palliatory provides:
relief or moderation
6 epithalamium
epithalamium
7 epiphragm
epiphram

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

cattalo

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

frabjous, afghan, malinger