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Rajshekhar Basu Sarkar, 12

The Blade
Toledo, Ohio
Rajshekhar finished in 21st place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 taurine
taurine
2 What does it mean to intersperse?
to scatter among things or to insert at intervals
3 fluviatile
fluviatile
4 cardoon
cardoon
5 A saguaro is a type of:
cactus
6 canella
canella
7 sericeous
cerecious

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

lingua franca

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

pugnacious