2019 Round 3

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Info

Stage Word Count Value
Preliminaries 518 3 points each
Spellers Participating Spellers Eliminated Spellers Advancing Percent Advancing
518 468 50 9.7%
Spellers Misspelling Spellers Spelling Correctly Percent Spelling Correctly
149 369 71.2%

Words

replica
occlude
cloying
locavore
invincible
progression
patrimony
sorcerer
dividends
malevolent
Klondike
bicuspids
frivolity
ecclesial
marginalia
brigantine
palliatory
Platonic
ostracized or ostracised
quorum
projectile
accretionary
tropophyte
Chaplinesque
whimsical
rumbustical
staid
pseudologist
taffeta or taffata
plumbiferous
romaine
holography
misshapen
duologue
abhorrence
omitted
symptomatology
postern
lucigen
genesis
contumely
Rooseveltian
labradoodle
fractography
deceit
opulent
animadversion
guacamole or guachamole
cortisol
trapezius
proponent
continuum
kalamata or calamata
phobic
assumption
platypus
univalent
precariously
emendation
careen
Kyoto
hereditament
fervid
proximo
happenstance
bombardment
astrography
obtruncate
hierogram
pullulation
amalgamate
culpable
nebula
monomachy
capillary
mitosis
nodule
elegize
organism
vociferate
redoubtable
architrave
quintessence
platitude
vernal
Daphnean
parvanimity
aquaflorium
divan
retronym
disillusion
macronutrient
effluent
vilify
coffering
discordant
gyro
eminence
kleptocrat
decedent
gingko or ginko or ginkgo
corrodible
fortitude
autostrada
astigmatism
moniker or monicker or monaker
curiologic
Apollo
heresy
epigrammatic
inflammatory
covenant
Tallahassee
cultigen
disreputable
bronchoscope
dubitative
gizzard
ventriloquism
disaffiliate
verdurous
suffrage
salvageable
autobiography
cancellous
mozambique
quantitative
torpid
penchant
Michigander
foible
bullock
mobiliary
conceptualize or conceptualise
abject
mutinous
monument
habituated
inconsequentia
fallible
quarto
daredevilish
Daliesque
vestibule
minestra
iconoclastic
unifier
ritzy
fulgurant
dissimilitude
sanative
arbitrariness
rationale
wroth
nonfeasance
lipogenic
solicitous
hyena or hyaena
crystallographer
castigate
parvenuism
modem
appropriation
sociocracy
stelliferous
replenish
emollience
correlative
ashram or asram
seder
ossuary
allocation
horticulture
blandishment
indemnify
solipsistic
duress
pyrexia
tangential
expurgate
savagery
dubiety
Seoul
cirrocumulus
plenipotent
impressionable
rectitudinous
trimester
prosody
protrusile
figurable
erelong
constituent
deleteriously
vagaries
mendacity
urbicarian
intransigent or intransigeant
mauvette
deviant
convertible
celebutante
gymnasium
orotund
remittance
derivative
denigrate
evidentiary
stenographer
manifold
linctus
unanimity
ruckus or rookus
panache
fortuitous
litigate
impertinent
catamount
embassy
auspicate
mythomania
transilient
controversial
behavioral or behavioural
tenuous
wisteria or wistaria
carabiner or karabiner
apostle
compel
potentate
probity
assignment
artificer
obstruent
necrotype
deplete
epicure
sacerdotal
rejuvenescent
numeracy
stewardship
seminary
pallium
opus
prelapsarian
bankruptcy
intellectual
incandescence
carcinoma
wafflestomper
woebegoneness
elation
conclusive
lubberly
boba
thyroidectomy
exemplify
ambiversion
acclimate
dialectician
primitive
infiltration
revelry
demolition
assuagement
ancestral
upbraid
nonagenarian
seism
pummel or pommel
orphic
yuzu
provost
stolid
participle
introspect
porosity
emulous
compressor
orthodontic
Minotaur
digraph
neutercane
obverse
existential
euphoria
regalian
telenovela
ambition
ratiocination
tyrannicide
convulsive
interfere
integument
fatality
junket
irreverent
trough
proprietage
cogency
Richter
bridle
compunctious
heteronomous
unfulfilled
bloodcurdling
predator
initiatory
accordance
gracility
audacious
grandee
atrophy
Knickerbocker
utilitarian
dissuade
odeon
garrulity
verbicide
surveyor
discrete
integrity
regressive
defamation
petition
mores
pandemic
priory
thoroughbred
incendiary
maxim
sauropod
cowling
candor
antibody
demonetize
cation
obsolescence
negativism
sojourner
centavo
florescence
stultification
metaphysicize
preconceive
abacus
philia
aggressor
discriminate
sedge
chaplaincy
sibilatory
lucifugous
adaptation
pyramidoidal
fatuously
equitable
malediction
disinfectant
plethora
hemorrhage
reliance
phloem
supposititious
epistle
manipulative
lugubrious
won ton
thatching
detinue
chimera or chimaera
osteoporosis
salvo
antechamber
variance
monitory
ethnicity
reluctant
expediently
piscary
destructible
gables
interpreter
hepatic
spectatoritis
concision
prosthesis
irrefragable
olfaction
knoll
monology
scribblative
decile
imposture
sociopathic
stannum
compline or complin
educe
arcane
antiseptic
overture
lunette
patriotism
maundy
typology
lexis
schema
conchology
Budapest
porcine
putrescible
meerkat or mierkat
faultless
predecessor
rubeola
invigilate
monopsony
cylinder
accede
pixelated
vicarious
ignominy
photophilic
tachycardia
adversarial
convoluted
carbohydrates
retractor
medina
superincumbent
appendix
arthroscopy
oscillatory
contravene
evince
meliorist
contemplative
quadrennium
grandiloquent
irresponsible
derailment
determinant
pecksniffian
diremption
cymbalist
disparage
incidental
polyonymous
impenetrable
renunciant
periapt
fructiform
laudation
scapula
zealotry
pinion
fundamentalist
picayune
fractious
protervity
penury
impermissible
Argus
welter
confusable
rockoon
tidology
moray
shallot
apparatus
idiopathic
parentheses
envoy
sympathetic
epistemic
bifurcate
exigent
vermilion or vermillion
rheumy
incapacitate
quota
phlegmatic
surgeon
surficial
fluviatic
incontrovertible
engender
encapsulate or incapsulate
antiquary
pompadour
tendon
illuminate
interrogatory
presentient
biopic
plicated
demarcation or demarkation
ravenous
subglottal
vertebrae
recommence
stemma
congelation
stymie
adductor
extrapolate
longevity
inhibition
mortiferous
inured or enured
experienceable
arboretum
commentariat
upholstery
scalene
seclusion
altimeter
somesthetic
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Owen Norwalk of Indianapolis, Indiana steps up to the mic during Round 3. (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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