2019 Round 2

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Info

Stage Word Count Value
Preliminaries 565 3 points each
Spellers Participating Spellers Eliminated Spellers Advancing Percent Advancing
565 47 518 91.7%

Words

energumen
vadose
malaise
pernio
crambo
crevette
microbial
perdure
Antares
glyph
malachite
burletta
mezzanine
fossiliferous
placidly
annelid
fra diavolo
majordomo
fodient
crucible
Milan
Airedale
nattily
kabaka
copepod
Everest
recension
dudgeon
decathlon
mot juste
assiduously
cubit
reification
sorghum
laminar
varicella
liquesce
Michaelmas
purveyor
yeoman
norns
cruse
objurgation
bachelorette
conspectus
eloquent
Andes
ovoid
novercal
chia
vitrine
jocular
aficionado or afficionado
Sarajevo
intermittent
pomander
afflatus
oblong
hedebo
buttress
fomentation
kreef
quadrille
surreptitious
stichos
pliant
altercation
Anubis
courlan
Santiago
ephedrine
situs
shako
aphid
parochialism
sternutation
arborio
vanguard
nomenclature
bunya
kentledge
executrix
zirconium
ballistic
fission
proa
acidulous
agua fresca
serviette
Valparaiso
miasma
adipose
oyez
Herculean
Alcyone
manna
olivine
pergola
andradite
jonquil
nepotism
proclitic
petrel
daikon
nemoral
asado
Bascology
shabu-shabu
dryad
koto
durum
Mennonites
horripilation
glycogen
neoprene
strigil
intrinsic
perambulate
tabla
pekoe
collier
precative
bouchon
tiffin
synusia
goji
insurgency
Iberian
Tetrazzini
symposium
repatriate
Vedic
brucellosis
weltschmerz
sacrosanct
obstetrician
impossible
Kilroy
putti
willet
icosahedron
wellaway
membranous
irrision
solander
marmoreal
hobbledehoy
ennui
conga
disposition
blunderbuss
peregrinate
cascabel
injurious
pate
marten
liman
mako
varicose
gyri
newel
tardigrade
ensiform
transpontine
pronunciamento
cerebral
Kelvin
clairvoyance
pittosporum
patronage
adonize
bastide
belton
pince-nez
declension
bolus
obituary
folate
geniture
akaryote
lucarne
authoritarianism
bancha
thespian
stigmata
patache
kilowatt
tangram
banquette
ptomaine
bandicoot
forbearance
peculate
cilia
vice versa
arable
satrap
Ottawa
gatherum
atelier
sylph
Trinidad
plexure
cataphract
tattersall
conciliate
oscitancy
olid
redingote
nubilous
typhus
normothermia
jambalaya
lapilli
dolomite
scrofulous
voiturette
follicle
mangrove
olecranon
lo mein
retinue
malversation
antimony
burgoo
Adriatic
sporran
gastrolith
privet
arbitrage
manicotti
barometric
drepaniform
anosmic
eidetic
abnegation
diamide
atavistic
dendrology
histoplasmosis
adenoiditis
harrier
fisticuffs
obloquy
comity
littoral
croci
periodontist
killarney
mensch
carpaccio
parlance
breviary
kanzu
parturition
blottesque
mettlesome
Clydesdale
pishposh
legislatorial
purslane
pablum
naveta
Mississippian
logarithm
anise
conticent
adiabatic
Camelot
rhodolite
malinger
satiate
Pecos
lexigraphy
palatable
karst
rictus
pollera
nopales
ufology
perforation
ritenuto
parietal
pariah
recondite
stibnite
kibbutz
becquerel
cannellini
Montessorian
valedictorian
nostrum
areology
martinet
coterie
polyglot
metage
esprit
baleen
shaman
minuend
alimentary
cantankerous
ruthenium
excelsior
dalliance
vitriol
piupiu
Xenarthra
liniment
permeable
pumice
abeyance
ranine
McCoy
sardonically
augury
Reiki
subsultory
frittata
weevil
duodenum
vervain
oriel
provender
coruscated
teallite
sitology
Plumeria
lampooned
veliger
neuron
strophulus
Ebenezer
cuisinier
corps
pelog
lanolated
Estonia
huipil
fusilli
campestral
qualms
tinnient
Barbizon
bravado
consolidate
excoriate
signet
pilchard
avaricious
pivotal
ambient
connoisseur
tupelo
paella
hackamore
trefoil
imperious
Arabica
kiva
chicanery
idiochromatic
acuminate
zither
gravette
flews
Magellan
chambray
zoetrope
corduroy
trygon
floriferous
raglan
viceroy
betta
keratin
cantilever
freijo
systole
Gothamite
crinoline
decorum
feretory
materfamilias
anodyne
lavash
bugia
Pulitzer
decongestant
ruching
credo
topsy-turviness
heiau
exorbitant
icteric
amertoy
multifarious
noology
baryta
apothecary
confiscation
vérité
moutan
oryzivorous
cosmopolitan
meritocracy
nonchalance
Tudor
jocundity
rapscallion
smithereens
equivalent
souffle
pelmet
clematis
temerarious
tangible
mosaicist
kurgan
jicama
kittiwake
vindaloo
pelisse
monasterial
ultimo
estoile
cinquedea
tamari
osprey
fêng shui
cogitation
rhombus
Spencerian
anisocoria
saccade
cortege
scordatura
placebo
bodega
indict
transposable
cartilage
Caledonian
pascola
denizen
Bauhaus
Frankfort
hexafoos
ratafia
tussock
pipit
pagoda
gravitas
eucrasia
negligence
sophic
mesclun
talisman
billet
bonsai
citronella
calligram
anonymity
taro
dichondra
abattoir
demantoid
dubonnet
coquina
apogee
quittance
penlop
intarsia
subaqueous
andouille
nimiety
raclette
faux pas
acotyledon
Sinogram
verismo
Mapuche
parsec
sortita
imperturbable
chinos
séance
chresard
coda
Pembroke
interloper
heliacal
lanai
stereognosis
predicament
enoki
fussbudget
Manhattanese
beau monde
placoderm
rubicelle
kugel
amative
scientia
aoristic
lablab
hibernaculum
hartal
dowager
succumb
preponderance
annus mirabilis
monticule
galoot
intolerable
guanabana
pascal
sargasso
cumbersome
geanticline
histrionics
shroud
duomo
ranunculus
charcuterie
solder
moribund
androgynous
unfettered
chinampas
vastitude
griseous
detrimental
metoposcopy
mittimus
odograph
blouson
volitant
colloid
vacillate
stratified
yeanling
siamang
béarnaise
hapkido
arbacia
rhesus
monomer
puchero
dilatory
bric-a-brac
oblast
pittance
pessimum
taurine
encroachment
popinjay
Algarve
nullification
strathspey
Pisces
puriri
necrotic
acrimonious
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Atman Balakrishnan of Hinsdale, Illinois, whose father won the 1985 Scripps National Spelling Bee, spells pince-nez correctly in Round 2. (Mark Bowen/Scripps National Spelling Bee)

Round Results

Preliminaries Finals (First Stage) Finals (Second Stage)
Preliminaries Test Round 4 Round 9
Round 2 Vocabulary Round 5 Round 10
Round 2 Round 6 Round 11
Round 3 Vocabulary Round 7 Round 12
Round 3 Round 8 Round 13
Round 14
Round 15
Round 16
Round 17
Round 18
Round 19
Round 20

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