Scripps National Spelling Bee

Summary of Round 3

(Click on the speller's name for a summary of words given.)



No.Speller's NameSpeller's SponsorCorrect SpellingSpelling GivenError
1Naomi Zarin Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Mainetriceratops triceratops  
2Rayne Korsmo North Dakota Association of County Superintendents, Bismarck, North Dakotatangelo tangello E
3Sharanya Pastapur Lake County Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, Illinoisrollicking raulicking E
4Aashray Mandala Kent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, Michiganpilferer pilferor E
5Shaheer Imam The Baltimore Bee, Baltimore, Marylandsufficiency sufficiency  
7Dhruv Kaderu Times Union, Albany, New Yorkirrevocable irrevicable E
9Melodie Loya The Daily Star, Oneonta, New Yorkscapegrace scapegrace  
10Grace Jones Kankakee Valley REMC, Wanatah, Indianatranspicuous transpicuous  
11Asha Chauhan Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs, Hackensack, New Jerseyscrupulosity scrupulosity  
12Sam Fetters The Martha's Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, Massachusettsbeneficent bonefacent E
13Simone Kaplan The Miami Herald, Miami, Floridajuridical juritical E
14Nikil Shyamsunder Boys & Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginiasecession siscetion E
15Bethanya Yared The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginiacorrosive curosive E
16Aditya Chezhiyan InsideNoVa/Prince William, Manassas, Virginiaanaerobe anaerobe  
17Hailey Jinkins Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, New Yorkallocable allicable E
18Minh Nguyen Kane County Regional Office of Education, Geneva, Illinoisannuity annuity  
19Lydia Pulsinelli Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennesseeneurosurgery neurosurgery  
20Vasundara Govindarajan The Miami Herald, Miami, Floridakerfuffle, carfuffle, curfuffle curfuffle  
21Sakiusa Meador Wyoming Community Foundation, Laramie, Wyomingsuspicious suspicious  
22Jason Sorin Duke University's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Durham, North Carolinaaccumbent accumbent  
23Cecelia Fatta The Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohioredux redux  
24Erin Welch University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Marylandretractable retractable  
25Sohum Sukhatankar Dallas Sports Commission, Dallas, Texastruncate truncate  
26Melinda Buhlman Park Record, Park City, Utahaspirate aspirate  
27Rohan Sachdev PAGE of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolinaincinerate incinerate  
28Shantanu Edgaonkar The Japan Times, Tokyo, Japancontrariwise contrariwise  
29Tanay Nandan Hartshorn Elementary School, Short Hills, New Jerseyliquefaction liquefaction  
30Matthew Delis The City Journals, Salt Lake City, Utahgratinate gratinate  
31Haley Jeffers Ventura County Star, Camarillo, CaliforniaAtlantean Atlantean  
32Ashwin Prasad Williams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indianaflippancy flippancy  
33Ria Sai WITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvaniaapprehensive apprehensive  
36Erin Howard Adventure Travel, Birmingham, Alabamaarraign arraign  
37Varad Mulay The Oakland Press, Pontiac, Michiganbumptious bumptious  
38Haley Payton Maryland Independent, Waldorf, Marylandlicentious lycentious E
39Marisa Langley Tallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Floridabursary bursary  
41David Lye The Olathe News, Olathe, Kansastechnophile technophile  
42Stella Motl Victoria Advocate, Victoria, Texasoxygenate oxygenate  
43Helena Thompson Harnett County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Lillington, North Carolinaclayey clayey  
44Alyssa Faith Dela Cruz Pacific Daily News, Hagåtña, Guamthimblerig thimbolrig E
45Vithul Ravivarma Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, Washingtonweedicide weedicide  
46Avril Regis Samoa News, Pago Pago, American Samoareiterate reiterate  
47Seunga Hong Yoon's English School, Seoul, South Koreajeepney gyptne E
48Jake Blackburn Macon-Piatt Regional Office of Education, Decatur, Illinoisemulsify emulcify E
49Daniel Larsen Indiana University, Bloomington, Indianasomnolence somnolence  
50Michael Goss Kiwanis Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisianacalipers, callipers calipers  
51Aidan Veress Lee Newspapers of Montana, Billings, Montanaplangent plangent  
52Jeremy Slywczak The Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohiomackinaw maccanow E
54Sam Stephens The Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, Michiganloathsome loathsome  
55Sameera Hussain Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register, Visalia, Californiamacrobiotics macrobiotics  
56Noah Brandt Union University, Jackson, Tennesseesucculent succulent  
57Cameron Apple Orange County Publishing Co. Inc., Paoli, Indianametallurgical metallergical E
58Louise Julia Grimaldo Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston, Idahocalumnious calumnious  
59Andrew Gould The Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, Clarksburg, West Virginiainquisition inquisition  
60Anastasia Spahr Ivy Tech Community College , Kokomo, Indianasubliminal subliminal  
61Briana Joseph South Central Service Cooperative, North Mankato, Minnesotaforbiddance forbiddance  
62Joel Miles Raymore-Peculiar School District, Peculiar, Missouribloviator bloviator  
63Elizabeth Muganyizi The Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniaprocrastinate procrastinate  
64Cierra Wilson Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, Hammond, Louisianawebisode webisode  
65Samhita Kumar The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Californiadisproportionate disproportionate  
66Sheridan Hennessy WCPO 9 On Your Side, Cincinnati, Ohiovicissitudes vicissitudes  
68Shreeta Vachhani The Daily Journal, Kankakee, Illinoissporadically sporadically  
69Alexandria Ciurlino South Jersey Spelling Bee , Folsom, New Jerseycomplicit complicit  
70Chinmay Bapat Pennridge Community Education Foundation, Perkasie, PennsylvaniaBrandywine Brandywine  
71Eric Gitson Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohioobliquity obliquity  
72Zoe Ward Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indianaproprietor propritor E
73Hanna Ghouse Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, WisconsinMcMansion macmansion E
74Adith Joshua George The Lima News, Lima, Ohiounguent unguant E
75Mira Dedhia Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisornithology ornithology  
76Lawrence Fu Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Lower British Columbia), Burlington, Ontario, Canadasurrealistic surrealistic  
77Vanya Virmani Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (PEI & New Brunswick), Burlington, Ontario, Canadagluttony gluttany E
78Ricardo Marrero-Alattar Eureka Enrichment & Learning Center, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Ricocolonize colonize  
79Emmanuel Rimocal Laredo Morning Times, Laredo, Texasexcision exition E
80Langley Vernon Anderson Independent Mail, Anderson, South Carolinawettability wetability E
81Anna Kleist The Recorder, Prince Frederick, Marylandidiolect idialect E
82Will Lourcey Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texasfallacy fallacy  
83Isabelle Stetka Reading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvaniarehearsal rehearsal  
85Anna Cockfield Traverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michiganhypertrophy hypertrophy  
86Leonardo Chen North Central Washington Collaborative Spelling Bee, Wenatchee, Washingtonreprise reprise  
87Grace Maxson Times Herald-Record, Middletown, New Yorkshopaholic shopaholic  
88Amelia Ballingall New Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshirelinnet linnate E
89Lucas Mooney The Journal, Martinsburg, West Virginiamyopic myopic  
93Arin Bhandari Noah Webster House West Hartford Historical Society, West Hartford, Connecticutcompensatory compensatory  
94Delaney Williams Boise State University , Boise, Idahoappeased apeized E
95Haris Rana Arkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansastransference transferrance E
96Annalee Johnson The Enterprise, Lexington Park, Marylandurbanely urbanely  
98Arsh Shah Ridgecrest Elementary School, North Largo, Floridaforeclosure foreclosure  
99Brendan Pawlicki The Macomb Daily, Macomb, Michigananimism animism  
100Daniel Healy The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Molineem, Illinoispontifical pontifacal E
101Jennifer Lau Los Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, Californiaquadruple quadruple  
103Tina Huang Four Seasons YMCA, Tazewell, Virginiabinocular binocular  
104Paarth Tara Times-News, Burlington, North Carolinaconundrum conundrum  
105Thomas Kaufman Grundy/Kendall County Regional Office of Education, Morris, Illinoisrehabilitant rehabilatent E
106Kieran McKinney Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsinschemery schemery  
107Krutik Patel Delta Center for Life Development, Inc., Rocky Mount, North Carolinainfelicities infalicities E
109Paul Hamrick Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, Californiaunbudgeable unbudgeable  
110Kelly Han The Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbiapreciosity preciousity E
111Sahil Langote Delaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delawaresequential sequential  
112Chad Saunders The Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolinacentipede centipede  
113Eleanor Fournier Peoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinoisligature ligature  
114Shrinidhi Gopal East Bay Times , Walnut Creek, Californiasurety surety  
115Winston Zuo The Orange County Register, Santa Ana, Californiatibia tibia  
116Kaitlin Ryan Espiritu Santo Catholic School, Safety Harbor, Floridafissile ficile E
117Mia Ashriem The Plain Dealer/cleveland.com , Cleveland, Ohiobereaved bereaved  
118Haebin Han Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowaauditor auditer E
119Rose Han National Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotathistledown thistledown  
120Jack Miller Abilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texasillimitable illimitable  
121Charity-Dakota Jordan Skagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Washingtondesorption disorption E
122Deneiro Hines Jamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaicaregnant regnant  
123Hannah Fernandes Omaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraskarhubarb rubharb E
124Grace McKeegan The Herald-Star, Steubenville, Ohiotwofer twofer  
125Peter Westbrook The Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kansasauthenticate authenticate  
126Serena Huberty Northwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinoissluggard sluggard  
127Emma Liu Frederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, Marylandsteroid steroid  
128Owen Kovalik Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohiorequisition requisition  
129Sydney Aslan Tennessee Titans , Nashville, Tennesseeineffaceable inefaceible E
131Jaden Fellows Chicago Spelling Bee Collaborative, Chicago, Illinoiscarpal carple E
132Mary Elizabeth Vaughan Rockingham District Ruritans, Harrisonburg, Virginiaimitative imitative  
133Josh Saylor Alaska Dispatch News, Anchorage, Alaskadissolution disolution E
134Farah Haniff Boston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettscollocutor collocutor  
135Mandy Granz The County Press, Lapeer, Michigantrenchancy trenchancy  
136Grant Taylor Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, TexasParisienne Parisienne  
138Briandria Starks KERO 23 ABC, Bakersfield, Californiaadversaria adversaria  
140Lydia Bitterman Iowa State University, Greenlee School of Journalism & Communication, Ames, Iowadominion dominion  
141Storrie Kulynych-Irvin Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, Marylandtoxicologist toxicologist  
143Tejas Muthusamy Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginiabuffoonery buffoonery  
144Joseph Moran Coeur d'Alene Press, Coeur d'Alene, Idahounflappability unflappability  
145Sylvia Nguyen St. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missourirepudiate reputiate E
146Calvin Alexander, Jr. Louisiana Tech University, Shreveport, Louisianarectify rectify  
147Adom Appiah USC Upstate Foundation , Spartanburg, South Carolinalobo lobo  
148Liam Nyikos El Paso Times, El Paso, Texasannulment anullment E
149Siddhant Sharma Chester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvaniacomplementary complimentary E
150Ian Shasha The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Michiganperspicacious perspicacious  
151Maia Marshall Greenspun Media Group, Las Vegas, Nevadamourning mourning  
152Phoebe Smith Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Morton, Pennsylvaniaseverance severence E
153Casper Smith The Clayton News-Star, Clayton, North Carolinarappel repel E
154Jeff Zheng Amarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texasstegosaur stegosaur  
155Nana Addo University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakotataciturnity taciturnity  
157Gabriel Ennin Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohioconurbation connerbation E
158Nathaniel Barnes The Wilson Times, Wilson, North Carolinacondescending condescending  
159Jaden Zhang Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Greater Ottawa & Montreal), Burlington, Ontario, Canadainopportune inoppertune E
160Andrew Elias The News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohiopropagandistic propigandistic E
161Aiden Arnett The Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginiadissentient dissencient E
162Kelly Mills Charleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginiaumpirage umpirage  
163Nikhil Lahiri Corning Rotary Club, Corning, New Yorkcautionary cautionary  
164Sravanth Malla Fieldstone Middle School, Thiells, New Yorkinquietude inquietude  
165Ben Lenger Barnes & Noble, Boulder, Coloradofeudalism feudalism  
166Samuel Thomas Christ the King Catholic School, South Bend, Indianacollapsar collapsar  
167Sreeniketh Vogoti The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Floridalaity laity  
168Rebekah Zeigler Sauk Valley Media, Dixon, Illinoisparamountcy paramouncy E
170Emelie Ojukwu Educational Service Center of Lorain County, LaGrange, Ohiomerchandise merchandise  
171Akilan Sankaran The Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexicouxorious axorious E
172Zach Swyers Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, New Yorkwelterweight welterweight  
173Harshita Shet Theodore D. Young Community Center, White Plains, New Yorkturmeric turmeric  
174Ava Cloonan The Palladium-Times, Oswego, New Yorkmetadata metidata E
175Neil Dave Polk County School District Collaborative, Bartow, Floridaalluvial alluvial  
176Maggie Sheridan Ohio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohionucleated nucleated  
177Folau Holi Fort Irwin Middle School, Fort Irwin, Californialamentable lamentable  
178Leela Waterford Kama'aina Kids, Kailua, Hawaiiadvolution advolution  
179Kendal Win The Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolinaarchitectonic architectonic  
180Daniel Chen Quest Literacy Consortium, Diamond Bar, Californiacronyism cronyism  
181Yash Hande The San Diego Union-Tribune , San Diego, Californiademographic demographic  
182Aditya Badlani Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoiscalendrical calendrical  
183Cristina Pines Saint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Floridaderacinated deracinated  
185Elizabeth Muller Washington Daily News, Washington, North Carolinaimmure immure  
186Theo Thompson-Armstrong Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (NS), Burlington, Ontario, Canadacannoli canoli E
187Saketh Sundar Howard County Library, Columbia, Marylandvaletudinary valetudinary  
188Surya Dodia Naples Daily News , Naples, Floridafilbert filbert  
189Rutvik Gandhasri KPIX-TV & KCBS Radio AM & FM, San Francisco, Californiaperemptory peremptory  
190Vince Burton The Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canadaadulate adulate  
191Alice Liu St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouriaccrual accrual  
192Ava Jane Propper The Post-Standard, Syracuse, New Yorkhospitality hospitality  
193Abby Richburg Pee Dee Education Center, Florence, South Carolinapreferential preferential  
194Charles Li The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgiamanipulable manipulable  
196Anna-Livia Regan Portland Tribune, Portland, Oregoninstigate instigate  
197Reese Perry Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indianapenitentiary penitentiary  
198Reshmi Balakrishnan Fairfax County Council of PTAs, Merrifield, VirginiaCandlemas Candlemas  
200Raksheet Kota Houston Public Media, Houston, Texasconcavity concavity  
201David De Coursy Saint Paul's School, Clearwater, Floridashambolic shambolic  
202Margaret Isacson The Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbiaattributive attributive  
203Kevin Fan Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoishallucinate hallucinate  
204Faith Baca The Denver Post, Denver, Coloradoparcity parsity E
205Siyona Mishra Orlando Sentinel Communications, Orlando, Floridapiratical piratical  
206Silas Black Salem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal, Salem, Ohiolimbic limbic  
207Tara Singh Louisville Spelling Bee Collaborative, Louisville, KentuckyGuamanian Guamanian  
208Shubhokkan Chakma San Bernardino Spelling Bee Collaborative, San Bernardino, Californiaarchaism archaism  
210Naysa Modi The News-Star, Monroe, Louisianamarginalize marginalize  
211Riley Hamp The Daily Progress and News Virginian, Charlottesville, Virginiaprevenient prevenient  
212Kasey Torres San Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texaspersuasible persuasable E
213Nathan Ostermann Imperial County Office of Education, El Centro, Californiadietetic diatetic E
214Ashrita Gandhari The Daily Item, Lynn, Massachusettsderisive derisive  
215Soyeon Park Mississippi Association of Educators, Jackson, Mississippigyrocopter gyrocopter  
216Abhiram Kapaganty Georgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgiaarguendo arguendo  
218Tanvi Rakesh WCPO 9 On Your Side, Cincinnati, Ohioappellation appalachian E
219Sofia Jenia Marquez Daily News, New York, New Yorkgeriatric geriatric  
220Riya Joshi Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinoisremissible remiscible E
221Ryan Crawford Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Danville, Virginiasuperficiality superficiality  
222Celine Yap Times Record News, Wichita Falls, Texasspasmodic spasmodic  
223Kodai Speich Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, Loves Park, Illinoisdecryption decryption  
224Tien Nguyen The Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LouisianaFicus phycus E
225Srivatsav Vuppala The Blade, Toledo, OhioLaotian Laotian  
226Shaurir Ramanujan Hays Daily News, Hays, Kansaspsychogenic psychogenic  
227Enya Hubers Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Central Ontario & Greater Toronto), Burlington, Ontario, Canadaunivocal univocal  
228Ainsley Boucher Lakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls, Minnesotadiscreditable discreditable  
229Ryan Rayos European PTA, Naples, Italydepredation depridation E
230Joey Ilagan Scripps Howard First Amendment Center, Lexington, Kentuckyvespertine vespertine  
231Christopher Serrao Discover Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Pennsylvanianapoleon napoleon  
232Amelia Edelsberg The Valley Breeze, Cumberland, Rhode IslandBonapartism bonepartism E
233Kael Miranda Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouridauntlessly dauntilessly E
234Daniel Doudna Fairbanks North Star Borough School District, Fairbanks, Alaskaagonistic agonistic  
235Rohan Rajeev The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OklahomaDijon Dijon  
237Brent Earl Ebarle The Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolinaflagitate flagetate E
238Lisa Lin Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennesseeobnoxiously obnoxiously  
239Una VanWynsberghe The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indianarefulgence refulgence  
240Ethan Greenley Macon G.E.M.S., Franklin, North Carolinaoligarchy oligarky E
241Will Rooke Metropolitan Educational Cooperative Service Unit, Arden Hills, Minnesotaconceptism conceptism  
242Cassidy Crawford Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvaniatyrannically tyranically E
244Anmol Bhatia Somerset County Library System , Bridgewater, New Jerseystevia stevia  
245Jashun Paluru Administrator Assistance, Brookston, Indianasculpturesque sculpturesque  
246Gabrielle Brown Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolinasimilitude similitude  
247Penda Ba Arizona Educational Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizonasequestration sequestration  
248Torah Smith Sentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, Massachusettsplaintively plaintivly E
249Rishubh Kaushal Loudoun County Public Schools, Leesburg, Virginiamacroplankton macroplankton  
251Naomi Castellanos Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Jersey City, New Jerseycinquain sinkane E
252Xuan Tran The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, VirginiaNamibian Namibian  
253Dale Winand LNP Always Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvaniagumptious gumptious  
254Shourav Dasari Houston Public Media, Houston, Texascollegiality collegiality  
255Anika Gundlapalli Ector County Independent School District, Odessa, Texasbasaltic basaltic  
256Rishi Padmanabhan Corbett Preparatory School of IDS, Tampa, Floridaterminus terminous E
257Ryan Himmelsbach Hofstra University, Hempstead, New Yorkavoidance avoidance  
258Tyler Berndt Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Floridaruction ruction  
259Alex Iyer San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texasbronchitis bronchitis  
260Melanie Mascorro Rio Grande Valley AIM Media Texas, McAllen, Texasdeferral differal E
261Deuce Ditton Rolla Junior High School, Rolla, Missouritractability tractibility E
262Martius Bautista Wisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsinpageantry pageantry  
263Nick Sarji South Tampa Independent School, Tampa, Floridathievery thievery  
264Ananya Vinay The Fresno Bee , Fresno, Californianormative normative  
265Catherine Chung Yoon's English School, Seoul, South Koreaminiascape miniascape  
266Magnus Keswani Daily Chronicle, DeKalb, IllinoisMecca Mecca  
268Eujine Kim The News & Advance, Lynchburg, Virginiaconfluence confluence  
271Jee'von Pratt The Nassau Guardian, Nassau, The Bahamassagacious segatious E
272Nabil Zaman Saginaw County Spelling Bee, Saginaw, Michiganchronometer chronometer  
273Caleb Roberts Ball State University - WIPB-TV , Muncie, Indianahorologist herologist E
275Samuel Paul The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseebromide bromide  
276Akshra Paimagam The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolinaconveyance conveyance  
277Luca Varanelli WXYZ Channel 7, Detroit, Michiganedamame edamame  
278Shruthika Padhy Rosa International Middle School, Cherry Hill, New Jerseydefibrillator defibrillator  
279Garrett Bryner Southeast Education Service Center, Price, Utahtranshumance transhumance  
280Srikar Chamarthi Midland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texasimportune importune  
281Thomas York Southeast Service Cooperative , Rochester, Minnesotataxonomic taxonomic  
282Elizabeth Tittrington Congress Middle School, Kansas City, Missourienfranchise infranchise E
283Christopher Kiekhaefer Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Collaborative, Iron Mountain, Michiganhumidistat humidostat E
284Devesh Shah Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Wheeling, West Virginiadifferentiate differentiate  
285Marin Gray Joseph Lane Middle School, Roseburg, Oregonknell gnell E
286Meryl Tigenoah National Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotacadence cadence  
287Nicholas Ivan Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis , Indianapolis, Indianarevulsive revulsive  
288Aisha Randhawa The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Californiabidialectal bidialectal  
289Lucinda Storz Rutland Herald/Barre Times-Argus, Rutland, Vermontcontributor contributor  
290Edith Fuller KJRH-TV, Tulsa, Oklahomatapas tapas  
291Marlene Schaff Schaff Family Homeschool, Lake Forest, Illinoiswordmonger wordmonger