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Matthew Dufour, 15

Tri-County Bee
Ashtabula, Ohio
Matthew finished in 76th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 estival
estival
2 What is abhorrence?
very strong hatred or disgust
3 Eames
Imes

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

pristine

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

impenetrable, Napoleon, dilemma, marginalize, sati