If you can spell these words, you could have won the 2018 Muscogee County School District Spelling Bee.
Here are the words the students in grades 4-8 missed during Wednesday’s competition in the Columbus Museum:
First round: cordial, miracle, reservoir, calamine, tapirs, jauntily, despondency, azalea, flabbergasted, sophomore, composure, impeccable, stevedores, repugnance, vociferous, generalissimo, strenuous, intimation, voluminous, proviso, monomania, extenuation, conspicuous, excruciating.
Second round: treacherous, appendectomy, uncoquettish, requisites, annexation, sanguine, cypress, avocations, millinery, variegated, mitochondria, panegyric.
Third round: pitons.
Fourth round: workmanship, frolic
A woman representing the boy who misspelled “frolic” contended that she saw him say the “l” that the judges didn’t hear. They listened to the recording and didn’t hear it that time either.
Fifth round: cruiser, easel.
10th round: stethoscope.
12th round: gardenia.
13th round: manicure.