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Rishidharan Jayakumar, 12

Carolina Panthers
Charlotte, North Carolina
Rishidharan finished in 59th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 cabaletta
cabaletta
2 What is an accrual?
an amount of money that periodically accumulates
3 bismuth
bismuth
4 billeted
billoted

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

idiosyncratic

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Idiosyncratic, Beguile, adieu, gauntlet