Summary of Round 3

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No.Speller's NameSpeller's SponsorCorrect SpellingSpelling GivenError
1Naomi ZarinPortland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland, Mainetriceratops triceratops  
2Rayne KorsmoNorth Dakota Association of County Superintendents, Bismarck, North Dakotatangelo tangello E
3Sharanya PastapurLake County Regional Office of Education, Grayslake, Illinoisrollicking raulicking E
4Aashray MandalaKent Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids, Michiganpilferer pilferor E
5Shaheer ImamThe Baltimore Bee, Baltimore, Marylandsufficiency sufficiency  
7Dhruv KaderuTimes Union, Albany, New Yorkirrevocable irrevicable E
9Melodie LoyaThe Daily Star, Oneonta, New Yorkscapegrace scapegrace  
10Grace JonesKankakee Valley REMC, Wanatah, Indianatranspicuous transpicuous  
11Asha ChauhanBergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs, Hackensack, New Jerseyscrupulosity scrupulosity  
12Sam FettersThe Martha's Vineyard Times, Vineyard Haven, Massachusettsbeneficent bonefacent E
13Simone KaplanThe Miami Herald, Miami, Floridajuridical juritical E
14Nikil ShyamsunderBoys & Girls Club of Northern Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, Virginiasecession siscetion E
15Bethanya YaredThe Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Virginiacorrosive curosive E
16Aditya ChezhiyanInsideNoVa/Prince William, Manassas, Virginiaanaerobe anaerobe  
17Hailey JinkinsWatertown Daily Times, Watertown, New Yorkallocable allicable E
18Minh NguyenKane County Regional Office of Education, Geneva, Illinoisannuity annuity  
19Lydia PulsinelliKnoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, Tennesseeneurosurgery neurosurgery  
20Vasundara GovindarajanThe Miami Herald, Miami, Floridakerfuffle, carfuffle, curfuffle curfuffle  
21Sakiusa MeadorWyoming Community Foundation, Laramie, Wyomingsuspicious suspicious  
22Jason SorinDuke University's Office of Durham and Regional Affairs, Durham, North Carolinaaccumbent accumbent  
23Cecelia FattaThe Marietta Times, Marietta, Ohioredux redux  
24Erin WelchUniversity of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Marylandretractable retractable  
25Sohum SukhatankarDallas Sports Commission, Dallas, Texastruncate truncate  
26Melinda BuhlmanPark Record, Park City, Utahaspirate aspirate  
27Rohan SachdevPAGE of Wake County, Raleigh, North Carolinaincinerate incinerate  
28Shantanu EdgaonkarThe Japan Times, Tokyo, Japancontrariwise contrariwise  
29Tanay NandanHartshorn Elementary School, Short Hills, New Jerseyliquefaction liquefaction  
30Matthew DelisThe City Journals, Salt Lake City, Utahgratinate gratinate  
31Haley JeffersVentura County Star, Camarillo, CaliforniaAtlantean Atlantean  
32Ashwin PrasadWilliams Comfort Air, Carmel, Indianaflippancy flippancy  
33Ria SaiWITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvaniaapprehensive apprehensive  
36Erin HowardAdventure Travel, Birmingham, Alabamaarraign arraign  
37Varad MulayThe Oakland Press, Pontiac, Michiganbumptious bumptious  
38Haley PaytonMaryland Independent, Waldorf, Marylandlicentious lycentious E
39Marisa LangleyTallahassee Democrat, Tallahassee, Floridabursary bursary  
41David LyeThe Olathe News, Olathe, Kansastechnophile technophile  
42Stella MotlVictoria Advocate, Victoria, Texasoxygenate oxygenate  
43Helena ThompsonHarnett County Spelling Bee Collaborative, Lillington, North Carolinaclayey clayey  
44Alyssa Faith Dela CruzPacific Daily News, Hagåtña, Guamthimblerig thimbolrig E
45Vithul RavivarmaTown Hall Seattle, Seattle, Washingtonweedicide weedicide  
46Avril RegisSamoa News, Pago Pago, American Samoareiterate reiterate  
47Seunga HongYoon's English School, Seoul, South Koreajeepney gyptne E
48Jake BlackburnMacon-Piatt Regional Office of Education, Decatur, Illinoisemulsify emulcify E
49Daniel LarsenIndiana University, Bloomington, Indianasomnolence somnolence  
50Michael GossKiwanis Club of Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisianacalipers, callipers calipers  
51Aidan VeressLee Newspapers of Montana, Billings, Montanaplangent plangent  
52Jeremy SlywczakThe Tribune Chronicle, Warren, Ohiomackinaw maccanow E
54Sam StephensThe Herald Palladium, St. Joseph, Michiganloathsome loathsome  
55Sameera HussainVisalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register, Visalia, Californiamacrobiotics macrobiotics  
56Noah BrandtUnion University, Jackson, Tennesseesucculent succulent  
57Cameron AppleOrange County Publishing Co. Inc., Paoli, Indianametallurgical metallergical E
58Louise Julia GrimaldoLewiston Tribune, Lewiston, Idahocalumnious calumnious  
59Andrew GouldThe Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram, Clarksburg, West Virginiainquisition inquisition  
60Anastasia SpahrIvy Tech Community College , Kokomo, Indianasubliminal subliminal  
61Briana JosephSouth Central Service Cooperative, North Mankato, Minnesotaforbiddance forbiddance  
62Joel MilesRaymore-Peculiar School District, Peculiar, Missouribloviator bloviator  
63Elizabeth MuganyiziThe Philadelphia Tribune, Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniaprocrastinate procrastinate  
64Cierra WilsonLouisiana Children’s Discovery Center, Hammond, Louisianawebisode webisode  
65Samhita KumarThe Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, Californiadisproportionate disproportionate  
66Sheridan HennessyWCPO 9 On Your Side, Cincinnati, Ohiovicissitudes vicissitudes  
68Shreeta VachhaniThe Daily Journal, Kankakee, Illinoissporadically sporadically  
69Alexandria CiurlinoSouth Jersey Spelling Bee , Folsom, New Jerseycomplicit complicit  
70Chinmay BapatPennridge Community Education Foundation, Perkasie, PennsylvaniaBrandywine Brandywine  
71Eric GitsonOhio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohioobliquity obliquity  
72Zoe WardIndiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indianaproprietor propritor E
73Hanna GhouseWisconsin State Journal, Madison, WisconsinMcMansion macmansion E
74Adith Joshua GeorgeThe Lima News, Lima, Ohiounguent unguant E
75Mira DedhiaCommonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoisornithology ornithology  
76Lawrence FuBig Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Lower British Columbia), Burlington, Ontario, Canadasurrealistic surrealistic  
77Vanya VirmaniBig Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (PEI & New Brunswick), Burlington, Ontario, Canadagluttony gluttany E
78Ricardo Marrero-AlattarEureka Enrichment & Learning Center, Inc., San Juan, Puerto Ricocolonize colonize  
79Emmanuel RimocalLaredo Morning Times, Laredo, Texasexcision exition E
80Langley VernonAnderson Independent Mail, Anderson, South Carolinawettability wetability E
81Anna KleistThe Recorder, Prince Frederick, Marylandidiolect idialect E
82Will LourceyTexas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texasfallacy fallacy  
83Isabelle StetkaReading Eagle, Reading, Pennsylvaniarehearsal rehearsal  
85Anna CockfieldTraverse City Record-Eagle, Traverse City, Michiganhypertrophy hypertrophy  
86Leonardo ChenNorth Central Washington Collaborative Spelling Bee, Wenatchee, Washingtonreprise reprise  
87Grace MaxsonTimes Herald-Record, Middletown, New Yorkshopaholic shopaholic  
88Amelia BallingallNew Hampshire Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshirelinnet linnate E
89Lucas MooneyThe Journal, Martinsburg, West Virginiamyopic myopic  
93Arin BhandariNoah Webster House West Hartford Historical Society, West Hartford, Connecticutcompensatory compensatory  
94Delaney WilliamsBoise State University , Boise, Idahoappeased apeized E
95Haris RanaArkansas Democrat Gazette, Little Rock, Arkansastransference transferrance E
96Annalee JohnsonThe Enterprise, Lexington Park, Marylandurbanely urbanely  
98Arsh ShahRidgecrest Elementary School, North Largo, Floridaforeclosure foreclosure  
99Brendan PawlickiThe Macomb Daily, Macomb, Michigananimism animism  
100Daniel HealyThe Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Molineem, Illinoispontifical pontifacal E
101Jennifer LauLos Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative, Los Angeles, Californiaquadruple quadruple  
103Tina HuangFour Seasons YMCA, Tazewell, Virginiabinocular binocular  
104Paarth TaraTimes-News, Burlington, North Carolinaconundrum conundrum  
105Thomas KaufmanGrundy/Kendall County Regional Office of Education, Morris, Illinoisrehabilitant rehabilatent E
106Kieran McKinneyWisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsinschemery schemery  
107Krutik PatelDelta Center for Life Development, Inc., Rocky Mount, North Carolinainfelicities infalicities E
109Paul HamrickMonterey County Office of Education, Salinas, Californiaunbudgeable unbudgeable  
110Kelly HanThe Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbiapreciosity preciousity E
111Sahil LangoteDelaware Spelling Bee Collaborative, Wilmington, Delawaresequential sequential  
112Chad SaundersThe Gaston Gazette, Gastonia, North Carolinacentipede centipede  
113Eleanor FournierPeoria Journal Star, Peoria, Illinoisligature ligature  
114Shrinidhi GopalEast Bay Times , Walnut Creek, Californiasurety surety  
115Winston ZuoThe Orange County Register, Santa Ana, Californiatibia tibia  
116Kaitlin RyanEspiritu Santo Catholic School, Safety Harbor, Floridafissile ficile E
117Mia AshriemThe Plain Dealer/cleveland.com , Cleveland, Ohiobereaved bereaved  
118Haebin HanTelegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowaauditor auditer E
119Rose HanNational Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotathistledown thistledown  
120Jack MillerAbilene Reporter-News, Abilene, Texasillimitable illimitable  
121Charity-Dakota JordanSkagit Valley Herald, Mount Vernon, Washingtondesorption disorption E
122Deneiro HinesJamaica Gleaner, Kingston, Jamaicaregnant regnant  
123Hannah FernandesOmaha World-Herald, Omaha, Nebraskarhubarb rubharb E
124Grace McKeeganThe Herald-Star, Steubenville, Ohiotwofer twofer  
125Peter WestbrookThe Topeka Capital-Journal, Topeka, Kansasauthenticate authenticate  
126Serena HubertyNorthwest Herald, Crystal Lake, Illinoissluggard sluggard  
127Emma LiuFrederick County Public Libraries, Frederick, Marylandsteroid steroid  
128Owen KovalikAkron Beacon Journal, Akron, Ohiorequisition requisition  
129Sydney AslanTennessee Titans , Nashville, Tennesseeineffaceable inefaceible E
131Jaden FellowsChicago Spelling Bee Collaborative, Chicago, Illinoiscarpal carple E
132Mary Elizabeth VaughanRockingham District Ruritans, Harrisonburg, Virginiaimitative imitative  
133Josh SaylorAlaska Dispatch News, Anchorage, Alaskadissolution disolution E
134Farah HaniffBoston Centers for Youth & Families, Boston, Massachusettscollocutor collocutor  
135Mandy GranzThe County Press, Lapeer, Michigantrenchancy trenchancy  
136Grant TaylorLubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock, TexasParisienne Parisienne  
138Briandria StarksKERO 23 ABC, Bakersfield, Californiaadversaria adversaria  
140Lydia BittermanIowa State University, Greenlee School of Journalism & Communication, Ames, Iowadominion dominion  
141Storrie Kulynych-IrvinAnne Arundel County Public Schools, Annapolis, Marylandtoxicologist toxicologist  
143Tejas MuthusamyRichmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Virginiabuffoonery buffoonery  
144Joseph MoranCoeur d'Alene Press, Coeur d'Alene, Idahounflappability unflappability  
145Sylvia NguyenSt. Joseph News-Press, St. Joseph, Missourirepudiate reputiate E
146Calvin Alexander, Jr.Louisiana Tech University, Shreveport, Louisianarectify rectify  
147Adom AppiahUSC Upstate Foundation , Spartanburg, South Carolinalobo lobo  
148Liam NyikosEl Paso Times, El Paso, Texasannulment anullment E
149Siddhant SharmaChester County Intermediate Unit, Downingtown, Pennsylvaniacomplementary complimentary E
150Ian ShashaThe Jackson Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Michiganperspicacious perspicacious  
151Maia MarshallGreenspun Media Group, Las Vegas, Nevadamourning mourning  
152Phoebe SmithDelaware County Intermediate Unit, Morton, Pennsylvaniaseverance severence E
153Casper SmithThe Clayton News-Star, Clayton, North Carolinarappel repel E
154Jeff ZhengAmarillo Globe-News, Amarillo, Texasstegosaur stegosaur  
155Nana AddoUniversity of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakotataciturnity taciturnity  
157Gabriel EnninLancaster Eagle-Gazette, Lancaster, Ohioconurbation connerbation E
158Nathaniel BarnesThe Wilson Times, Wilson, North Carolinacondescending condescending  
159Jaden ZhangBig Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Greater Ottawa & Montreal), Burlington, Ontario, Canadainopportune inoppertune E
160Andrew EliasThe News-Herald, Willoughby, Ohiopropagandistic propigandistic E
161Aiden ArnettThe Dominion Post, Morgantown, West Virginiadissentient dissencient E
162Kelly MillsCharleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, West Virginiaumpirage umpirage  
163Nikhil LahiriCorning Rotary Club, Corning, New Yorkcautionary cautionary  
164Sravanth MallaFieldstone Middle School, Thiells, New Yorkinquietude inquietude  
165Ben LengerBarnes & Noble, Boulder, Coloradofeudalism feudalism  
166Samuel ThomasChrist the King Catholic School, South Bend, Indianacollapsar collapsar  
167Sreeniketh VogotiThe Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, Floridalaity laity  
168Rebekah ZeiglerSauk Valley Media, Dixon, Illinoisparamountcy paramouncy E
170Emelie OjukwuEducational Service Center of Lorain County, LaGrange, Ohiomerchandise merchandise  
171Akilan SankaranThe Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, New Mexicouxorious axorious E
172Zach SwyersPress-Republican, Plattsburgh, New Yorkwelterweight welterweight  
173Harshita ShetTheodore D. Young Community Center, White Plains, New Yorkturmeric turmeric  
174Ava CloonanThe Palladium-Times, Oswego, New Yorkmetadata metidata E
175Neil DavePolk County School District Collaborative, Bartow, Floridaalluvial alluvial  
176Maggie SheridanOhio University's Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohionucleated nucleated  
177Folau HoliFort Irwin Middle School, Fort Irwin, Californialamentable lamentable  
178Leela WaterfordKama'aina Kids, Kailua, Hawaiiadvolution advolution  
179Kendal WinThe Fayetteville Observer, Fayetteville, North Carolinaarchitectonic architectonic  
180Daniel ChenQuest Literacy Consortium, Diamond Bar, Californiacronyism cronyism  
181Yash HandeThe San Diego Union-Tribune , San Diego, Californiademographic demographic  
182Aditya BadlaniCommonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoiscalendrical calendrical  
183Cristina PinesSaint Edward's School, Vero Beach, Floridaderacinated deracinated  
185Elizabeth MullerWashington Daily News, Washington, North Carolinaimmure immure  
186Theo Thompson-ArmstrongBig Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (NS), Burlington, Ontario, Canadacannoli canoli E
187Saketh SundarHoward County Library, Columbia, Marylandvaletudinary valetudinary  
188Surya DodiaNaples Daily News , Naples, Floridafilbert filbert  
189Rutvik GandhasriKPIX-TV & KCBS Radio AM & FM, San Francisco, Californiaperemptory peremptory  
190Vince BurtonThe Telegram, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canadaadulate adulate  
191Alice LiuSt. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis, Missouriaccrual accrual  
192Ava Jane PropperThe Post-Standard, Syracuse, New Yorkhospitality hospitality  
193Abby RichburgPee Dee Education Center, Florence, South Carolinapreferential preferential  
194Charles LiThe Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Georgiamanipulable manipulable  
196Anna-Livia ReganPortland Tribune, Portland, Oregoninstigate instigate  
197Reese PerryEvansville Courier & Press, Evansville, Indianapenitentiary penitentiary  
198Reshmi BalakrishnanFairfax County Council of PTAs, Merrifield, VirginiaCandlemas Candlemas  
200Raksheet KotaHouston Public Media, Houston, Texasconcavity concavity  
201David De CoursySaint Paul's School, Clearwater, Floridashambolic shambolic  
202Margaret IsacsonThe Washington Informer, Washington, District of Columbiaattributive attributive  
203Kevin FanCommonwealth Edison, Chicago, Illinoishallucinate hallucinate  
204Faith BacaThe Denver Post, Denver, Coloradoparcity parsity E
205Siyona MishraOrlando Sentinel Communications, Orlando, Floridapiratical piratical  
206Silas BlackSalem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal, Salem, Ohiolimbic limbic  
207Tara SinghLouisville Spelling Bee Collaborative, Louisville, KentuckyGuamanian Guamanian  
208Shubhokkan ChakmaSan Bernardino Spelling Bee Collaborative, San Bernardino, Californiaarchaism archaism  
210Naysa ModiThe News-Star, Monroe, Louisianamarginalize marginalize  
211Riley HampThe Daily Progress and News Virginian, Charlottesville, Virginiaprevenient prevenient  
212Kasey TorresSan Angelo Standard-Times, San Angelo, Texaspersuasible persuasable E
213Nathan OstermannImperial County Office of Education, El Centro, Californiadietetic diatetic E
214Ashrita GandhariThe Daily Item, Lynn, Massachusettsderisive derisive  
215Soyeon ParkMississippi Association of Educators, Jackson, Mississippigyrocopter gyrocopter  
216Abhiram KapagantyGeorgia Association of Educators, Tucker, Georgiaarguendo arguendo  
218Tanvi RakeshWCPO 9 On Your Side, Cincinnati, Ohioappellation appalachian E
219Sofia Jenia Marquez Daily News, New York, New Yorkgeriatric geriatric  
220Riya JoshiChicago Public Schools, Chicago, Illinoisremissible remiscible E
221Ryan CrawfordBig Brothers and Big Sisters, Danville, Virginiasuperficiality superficiality  
222Celine YapTimes Record News, Wichita Falls, Texasspasmodic spasmodic  
223Kodai SpeichBoone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education, Loves Park, Illinoisdecryption decryption  
224Tien NguyenThe Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LouisianaFicus phycus E
225Srivatsav VuppalaThe Blade, Toledo, OhioLaotian Laotian  
226Shaurir RamanujanHays Daily News, Hays, Kansaspsychogenic psychogenic  
227Enya HubersBig Brothers Big Sisters of Canada (Central Ontario & Greater Toronto), Burlington, Ontario, Canadaunivocal univocal  
228Ainsley BoucherLakes Country Service Cooperative, Fergus Falls, Minnesotadiscreditable discreditable  
229Ryan RayosEuropean PTA, Naples, Italydepredation depridation E
230Joey IlaganScripps Howard First Amendment Center, Lexington, Kentuckyvespertine vespertine  
231Christopher SerraoDiscover Lehigh Valley, Allentown, Pennsylvanianapoleon napoleon  
232Amelia EdelsbergThe Valley Breeze, Cumberland, Rhode IslandBonapartism bonepartism E
233Kael MirandaColumbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, Missouridauntlessly dauntilessly E
234Daniel DoudnaFairbanks North Star Borough School District, Fairbanks, Alaskaagonistic agonistic  
235Rohan RajeevThe Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, OklahomaDijon Dijon  
237Brent Earl EbarleThe Post and Courier, Charleston, South Carolinaflagitate flagetate E
238Lisa LinChattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Tennesseeobnoxiously obnoxiously  
239Una VanWynsbergheThe Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, Indianarefulgence refulgence  
240Ethan GreenleyMacon G.E.M.S., Franklin, North Carolinaoligarchy oligarky E
241Will RookeMetropolitan Educational Cooperative Service Unit, Arden Hills, Minnesotaconceptism conceptism  
242Cassidy CrawfordTimes Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvaniatyrannically tyranically E
244Anmol BhatiaSomerset County Library System , Bridgewater, New Jerseystevia stevia  
245Jashun PaluruAdministrator Assistance, Brookston, Indianasculpturesque sculpturesque  
246Gabrielle BrownWinston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, North Carolinasimilitude similitude  
247Penda BaArizona Educational Foundation, Scottsdale, Arizonasequestration sequestration  
248Torah SmithSentinel & Enterprise, Fitchburg, Massachusettsplaintively plaintivly E
249Rishubh KaushalLoudoun County Public Schools, Leesburg, Virginiamacroplankton macroplankton  
251Naomi CastellanosHudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Jersey City, New Jerseycinquain sinkane E
252Xuan TranThe Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, VirginiaNamibian Namibian  
253Dale WinandLNP Always Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvaniagumptious gumptious  
254Shourav DasariHouston Public Media, Houston, Texascollegiality collegiality  
255Anika GundlapalliEctor County Independent School District, Odessa, Texasbasaltic basaltic  
256Rishi PadmanabhanCorbett Preparatory School of IDS, Tampa, Floridaterminus terminous E
257Ryan HimmelsbachHofstra University, Hempstead, New Yorkavoidance avoidance  
258Tyler BerndtKiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Floridaruction ruction  
259Alex IyerSan Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texasbronchitis bronchitis  
260Melanie MascorroRio Grande Valley AIM Media Texas, McAllen, Texasdeferral differal E
261Deuce DittonRolla Junior High School, Rolla, Missouritractability tractibility E
262Martius BautistaWisconsin State Journal, Madison, Wisconsinpageantry pageantry  
263Nick SarjiSouth Tampa Independent School, Tampa, Floridathievery thievery  
264Ananya VinayThe Fresno Bee , Fresno, Californianormative normative  
265Catherine ChungYoon's English School, Seoul, South Koreaminiascape miniascape  
266Magnus KeswaniDaily Chronicle, DeKalb, IllinoisMecca Mecca  
268Eujine KimThe News & Advance, Lynchburg, Virginiaconfluence confluence  
271Jee'von PrattThe Nassau Guardian, Nassau, The Bahamassagacious segatious E
272Nabil ZamanSaginaw County Spelling Bee, Saginaw, Michiganchronometer chronometer  
273Caleb RobertsBall State University - WIPB-TV , Muncie, Indianahorologist herologist E
275Samuel PaulThe Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tennesseebromide bromide  
276Akshra PaimagamThe Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, North Carolinaconveyance conveyance  
277Luca VaranelliWXYZ Channel 7, Detroit, Michiganedamame edamame  
278Shruthika PadhyRosa International Middle School, Cherry Hill, New Jerseydefibrillator defibrillator  
279Garrett BrynerSoutheast Education Service Center, Price, Utahtranshumance transhumance  
280Srikar ChamarthiMidland Reporter-Telegram, Midland, Texasimportune importune  
281Thomas YorkSoutheast Service Cooperative , Rochester, Minnesotataxonomic taxonomic  
282Elizabeth TittringtonCongress Middle School, Kansas City, Missourienfranchise infranchise E
283Christopher Kiekhaefer Upper Peninsula Spelling Bee Collaborative, Iron Mountain, Michiganhumidistat humidostat E
284Devesh ShahDiocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Wheeling, West Virginiadifferentiate differentiate  
285Marin GrayJoseph Lane Middle School, Roseburg, Oregonknell gnell E
286Meryl TigenoahNational Joint Powers Alliance, Staples, Minnesotacadence cadence  
287Nicholas IvanIndiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis , Indianapolis, Indianarevulsive revulsive  
288Aisha RandhawaThe Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Californiabidialectal bidialectal  
289Lucinda StorzRutland Herald/Barre Times-Argus, Rutland, Vermontcontributor contributor  
290Edith FullerKJRH-TV, Tulsa, Oklahomatapas tapas  
291Marlene SchaffSchaff Family Homeschool, Lake Forest, Illinoiswordmonger wordmonger