2016 Round 2

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Info

Stage Word Count Value
Preliminaries 285 3 points each
Spellers Participating Spellers Eliminated Spellers Advancing Percent Advancing
285 34 251 88.1%

Words

abecedarius
plumicorn
nimious
genuflect
kanban
echinoderm
threnody
strychnine
ablaut
epitaphs
chanoyu
arenaceous
tagasaste
frazil
colcannon
posada
cuttanee
hellebore
apologue
bariolage
tragopan
Conestoga
calabrese
sommelier
glengarry
kinetosis
draconian
garniture
parquetry
moraine
delphinium
almoner
cryogenic
trigeminal
vermicelli
ravigote
echolalia
radome
Nostradamus
maquette
boniato
Ponzi
alpargata
jadeite
glissando
scarlatina
formicary
krewe
hauberk
demulcent
shar-pei
flèche
primogeniture
trichinosis
lagomorph
yardang
solmizate
adrenergic
Talavera
chinook
wickiup
tilleul
coulibiac
zygodactylous
pedantry
abendmusik
radiolarian
taconite
catadromous
boobook
zazen
simpatico
succade
macaque
emphysema
strepitous
divestiture
bobolink
edacious
sapiential
hydrophobia
lidocaine
tricephalous
mellisonant
floribunda
pucellas
balisaur
ailette
baize
anastrophe
putsch
saskatoon
oscillometer
lenticula
jalousie
preterition
fenestration
tachistoscope
saccharide
sousaphone
codicil
farina
heliotrope
acalculia
Paleozoic
jacquard
intermezzo
remontant
Hippocratic
tonsillitis
nephrolith
cryptozoa
empyrean
dentifrice
acetaminophen
gagaku
bascule
Basenji
vinculum
statolatry
paraffin
quadriga
dabchick
ankh
deuterium
mucilaginous
interpellate
astrobleme
sponsalia
caisson
proletarian
leviathan
Appaloosa
syzygy
analgesic
cormorant
ochlocracy
zetetic
goanna
propinquity
disembogue
ferruginous
patois
rhizome
licentiate
adnate
vitreous
consortium
dactylic
radicchio
myoglobin
triglycerides
opalescence
tichodrome
hierurgical
turbinado
pyrophyte
anadiplosis
tourelle
kookaburra
atamasco
toroidal
viticetum
blancmange
elocutionist
roentgen
escarole
muchacha
allelopathy
demitasse
rangiferine
uveal
thrasonical
intertrigo
dorsicollar
quadrumanous
zori
isotopic
tempeh
Keplerian
serricorn
chanteuse
flavescent
pygopodous
wakame
octateuch
catalufa
adiaphoron
campanulate
durezza
accipiter
cutigeral
ossicle
laccolith
pseudonymous
ceraceous
rabanna
fianchetto
anhinga
gnosis
Bunraku
solenoid
paroxysmal
topazolite
nisse
crudités
tercentenary
numismatist
civet
hyrax
wushu
Galilean
actinide
digitalis
palazzo
revenant
aquiline
leguminous
potoo
cyrillic
atlatl
pruritus
cenotaph
histamine
watteau
vaccary
extrorse
millegrain
lustrum
bibelot
aciniform
revendicate
Yeatsian
badinage
oeuvre
bireme
rubella
inviscate
kamaaina
ustion
moiré
sciuromorph
azulejo
adjuvant
lagniappe
emeritus
dieffenbachia
villatic
exsufflation
aulos
embouchure
rutilant
rasorial
endotracheal
Merovingian
parallax
catarrh
repristinate
rennet
zaibatsu
diurnal
affenpinscher
sorrel
rinceau
divagate
urubu
submersible
gudgeon
matamata
flimflammer
bardolatry
geige
sepulchral
manifesto
poltroon
mimetic
reboation
skedaddle
bellwether
accentuate
iridescent
tippet
extraterrestrial
vulnerary
adieu
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Jack Miller of Abilene, Texas spells vaccary correctly in Round 2. Jack placed 50th in 2015. His sister, Kate Miller, placed 8th in 2014. (Mark Bowen/Scripps National Spelling Bee)

Round Results

Preliminaries Finals (First Stage) Finals (Second Stage)
Preliminaries Test Round 4 Round 8
Round 2 Vocabulary Round 5 Round 9
Round 2 Round 6 Round 10
Round 3 Vocabulary Round 7 Round 11
Round 3 Round 12
Round 13
Round 14
Round 15
Round 16
Round 17
Round 18
Round 19
Round 20
Round 21
Round 22
Round 23
Round 24
Round 25
Round 26
Round 27
Round 28
Round 29
Round 30
Round 31
Round 32
Round 33
Round 34
Round 35
Round 36
Round 37
Round 38
Round 39

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