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Sreethan Gajula, 14

Carolina Panthers
Charlotte, North Carolina
Sreethan finished in 7th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 Koine
Koine
2 A remark described as opprobrious is:
expressing distaste while implying inferiority
3 kendo
kendo
4 pluviography
pluviography
5 If a piece of clothing is described as bespoke, it is:
custom-made
6 hornito
hornito
7 cavatappi
cavatappi
8 Something that is xylotomous:
is able to bore through wood
9 sloe
sloe
10 trochiline
trocheline

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

Seraphic

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

enumerate, radicchio, obstreperous, lolloped