Root Words from Round 5 of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Morning Finals

hendiadys - hen/dia/dys (two)pyrheliometer - pyr/helio/meterornithicnite -ornith/icnitelychnoscope - lychno/scopecheiloplasty - cheilo/plastytessellar -tessell/aramphisbaena - amphis/baenaparergal - parerg/alchorea - chor/eaperiphyton - peri/phyt/onpropositus - pro/posit/usimbrex - im/brexaichmophobia - aichmo/phobiaflocculus - floccul/us (Akeelah and the Bee throwback)bombycine - bombyc/ineoxyrhynch - oxy/rhynchcyclazocine - cycla/zocineopisthograph - opistho/grapherythematous -ery/thema/touspteronarcid - ptero/narc/idexuviae - ex/uviaeterebinthinate - terebinth/in/atediaeresis - dia/eresisneossoptile - ne/osso/ptile

Root Words Galore in the Morning Finals- Round 4 Edition

compurgator - com/purgat/or anastylosis - ana/styl/osis fissiped - fissi/ped rhynchophorous - rhyncho/phor/ousnosology - nos/ologymyelopoiesis - myelo/poiesistachyglossid - tachy/gloss/idepicedium - epi/ced/iumgliocyte - glio/cytebasileus - basi/leus (think basilisk)morigeration - moriger/ationrescissory - re/sciss/oryergodic - erg/odictetranychid - tetr/anych (weird form of onych)/idornis - orniunguis -unguicyclamen - cycl/amenemblema - emblem/aplanirostral - plani/rostr/algnotobiotic - gnoto/bio/ticdoraphobia - dora/phobiafrontogenesis -front/o/genesis ichthyophagi - ichthyo/phagipropylon …

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2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee- Preliminaries to Morning Finals

Just this afternoon, a record was set for the second highest preliminary test score required to pass on to the second stage of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Spellers had to score at least 24 on the written test and spell all of their onstage words correctly during Rounds 2 and 3 correctly. The only …

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2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee- Preliminary Written Round

So, quick breakdown of the format is 12 Offlist spelling questions, then 12 vocabulary questions followed by two more vocabulary questions. Spelling Grok (Literary term from Stranger in a Strange Land) Dissilient (Latin!) Sciapodous (Greek! Scia= Shadow + Pod= foot. I believe in one of the Chronicles of Narnia books there was a bunch of …

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Spelling Withdrawals Pt.1 – A Series

After the glitz and glamor of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling bee, an entire week of spelling, meeting old friends and new friends, staying up until when I normally woke up on the last day, after-after-after parties, my spelling career was complete. Years of studying and having fun exploring new words, languages, roots, you name …

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