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Isabella Fletcher, 13

The Herald-Star
Steubenville, Ohio
Isabella finished in 16th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 telegnosis
telegnosis
2 What is recusancy?
a refusal to comply with authority
3 truckle
truckle
4 marmot
marmot
5 Another word for orotund is:
bombastic
6 howel
howel
7 Hessian
Hessian
8 What is an oostegite?
a deposit hanging from the roof or sides of a cave
Correct answer: a part of a receptacle for eggs in a crustacean

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

Blastema

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

Eucalyptus, Obediential, Equinox