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Sophia Amchentsev, 14

Times Herald-Record
Middletown, New York
Sophia finished in 76th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 disembogue
disembogue
2 Something described as nebulous is:
hazy or lacking clarity
3 burlesquer
burlesqar

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

lingua franca

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

heterophamy, salience