2018 Round 2

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StageWord CountValue
Preliminaries5193 points each
Spellers ParticipatingSpellers EliminatedSpellers AdvancingPercent Advancing
5196745287.1%

Words

unicameral
kiddush
pro forma
cancrizans
gallica
bombazine or bombasine or bombazeen
porphyrous
perissad
Uralian
metronome
arborvitae
potamography
Guarnerius
leukopenia or leucopenia
ingerence
tyrannous
hinoki
polenta
amphivorous
pratincolous
Compositae
kibitzer or kibbitzer
palaeophile
cholera
Alhambra
feldspathic
sonorous
minacious
pongee
teredines
ecuelle
pleurisy
blasphemy
matelote
pompier
Abyssinian
deloul
bilharzia
arriccio
turgor
vasodilation
boudin
nemathelminth
gallipot
puparium
teff
clemency
nephelognosy
ostinato
autocratic
Pasteurella
braunschweiger
Ogygian
tracheostomy
cirrhosis
pepo
quartan
soupçon
caulome
rachel
peristome
aguinaldo
felsenmeer
urticant
sirocco
cassoulet
ornithofauna
unmelodious
fougasse
cumbrous
Gallinazo
hawok
legato
astuteness
gradine
bitumen
typhlology
eland
zuisin
Pachomian
pochade
bacteriolysis
etymon
scyliorhinid
obrok
thrips
bon vivant
sabha
bibliopegy
Haligonian
scalariform
solferino
holomorphosis
stalag
dégringolade
xiphophyllous
substratum
phanerophyte
naumachia
menehune
abacaxi
wamara
cambio
kala-azar
Valenciennes
kalpa
Bugaku
ectocanthion
hypoxemia
de facto
ophryon
koali
gadolinium
habergeon
omnilegent
stalactite
cremini or crimini
Slurvian
zucchetto
colonnade
dreikanter
tailleur
oleocellosis
divulgence
bulgogi
satyagraha
myringitis
macumba
sumi-e
teleost
zymoscope
dioecious
Diplodocus
non sequitur
hebdomadal
brachylogy
holothurian
diablerie
kestrel
trillado
ecclesiology
palais
hoplites
incalescent
Phrygian
hyaloid
pavé
hepatitis
cribellate
Talmud
coralline
khedive
cantico
phrontistery
maguey
tamandua
chlorobenzene
touché
bellicist
ulna
iroko
orthostichous
calvarium
vedalia
palmette
aposiopesis
dermis
alegrias
gerontogeous
tombolo
echeveria
bletting
flittern
amauta
korrigum
maccus
pleurodynia
suzerain
massasauga
Istanbul
petit four
sessile
calcipotriene
elodea
acetylcholine
debenture
involute
Fomorian
bonbonnière
croustade
bayamo
paucity
eschatology
ekphrasis or ecphrasis
taqueria
polydomous
epilimnion
helminthiasis
oxyacetylene
fogle
analogous
petrogale
decuman
ponerology
Gervais
andante
hippophagous
aioli
vicontiel
amerce
laloplegia
iridian
villous
vetiver
flokati
concento
archimime
ghorkhar
nymphosis
susurrous
clogwyn
chevalet
Zanzibar
Barmecidal
verglas
austausch
myelopathy
lichenophagous
entrechat
nectarivorous
tamarillo
achondroplasia
horotelic
laterigrade
tikka
strabismus
cascaron
Edinburgh
wentletrap
calaboose
Leicester
bistoury
margaritaceous
adjudicative
uveitis
coronary
cacaxte
minke
teras
Lithuania
mysticete
rascacio
melittologist
Deucalion
oligotrophic
fléchette
gunas
faiblesse
trichopteron
mufti
babuina
phyllomorph
nullipennate
Dorcopsis
usurious
poussin
cadre
obfuscatory
beatific
ophelimity
emissarium
opinicus
imago
chevelure
veracious
piki
germon
trigonocerous
osphresis
theomachy
isthmus
budesonide
darnel
endogamy
Acheronian
quodlibet
synonymicon
Iliad
inhumation
Midlothian
venire
casita
gazoz
moniliform
enfleurage
inedita
Herzegovina
diluendo
derailleur
pantheon
greave
hesperid
Britons
Aegean
Limoges
Kazan
entelechy
nociceptive
barotropic
rondache
comedogenic
oneirocritic
pharmacopedia
braciola
carditis
exanthem
inanga
portulaca
Thames
skirret
a priori
boreal
dictamina
Pralaya
carambola
glossodynia
penumbra
enchondroma
oprichnik
bulbul
agrotechny
presbyope
cinematheque
leprotic
savoir faire
esurience
ytterbium
phonasthenia
rheophilic
preeminent
telegnosis
mizuna
pygostyle
colmar
folletto
alphonso
fiduciary
sciolto
sillographer
stolon
Hanoverian
stoichiometric
apoptosis
entomologist
Promethean
Cappadocian
dosseret
Danube
rheumatologist
constatation
ridotto
burin
bryophyte
pierrot
burgess
coriaceous
leggieramente
erythrocyte
ethnogenesis
morpheme
laconic
religate
myocardiograph
potto
refugium
deficiency
politico
mistassini
bimillenary
loculus
viridescent
Romanticism
phyton
ruana
inter alia
Luzon
pogonip
kaitaka
cabretta
impedimenta
exothermally
pelage
apishamore
diseuse
kepi
Luxembourg or Luxemburg
protuberance
siccative
prolegomenon
anonymuncule
pyroclastic
pulque
paronomasia
coiffeuse
blellum
prepollent
Roquefort
anthophilous
storis
uncia
carcajou
akala
propiophenone
Stravinskian or Stravinskyan
escadrille
glossopyrosis
anasarca
nebulous
mellisugent
epigraphic
terzetto
Carboniferous
larghetto
grisaille
minyan
chiaroscuro
fedayee
ommateal
tenebrism
amphibiotic
tympanum
papillote
bourgeoisie
terek
Ichabod
rataplan
bokeh
Maecenas
xenium
effervesce
picotee
Difflugia
burbot
Rhône
abseil
takin
triturate
ledeburite
cryoconite
ostreophagous
roti
chrysanthemum
dégagé
annulet
halitosis
bdellium
contemporaneous
parure
Tibetan
Liriope
myriacanthous
antithetical
reblochon
quiddity
scarabaeus
fritillaria
nymphaea
variorum
steinkern
triton
aver
rhytidome
biennium
millibars
afghan
trabeculae
portcullis
marouflage
churrasco
faja
grivoiserie
tivoli
syssel
prodelision
bardiglio
litterateur
sasanqua
damascene
pneumectomy
cholent
yantra
perionychia
referendum
charmeuse
kathak
modinha
desalinates
poste restante
fata morgana
wisent
sinfonietta
yuan
parfleche
Beringia
stramineous
amimia
cacography
sphalerite
carotid
bollo
alcheringa
decalcomania
torii
Pilates
forastero
notabilia
chèvre
alluvium
plenary
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Kristina Martos of Las Cruces, New Mexico spells nullipennate correctly in Round 2. (Mark Bowen/Scripps National Spelling Bee)

Round Results

PreliminariesFinals (First Stage)Finals (Second Stage)
Preliminaries TestRound 4Tiebreaker Test
Round 2 VocabularyRound 5Round 9
Round 2Round 6Round 10
Round 3 VocabularyRound 7Round 11
Round 3Round 8Round 12
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  Round 17
  Round 18

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