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Spelling Geniuses Spell Their Favorite Words, And It's A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E

We asked Scripps National Spelling Bee competitors what their favorite words were. Unsurprisingly, we hadn't heard of most of these terms.
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Spelling Geniuses Spell Their Favorite Words, And It's A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E

Rosie Shultz said her favorite word to spell is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.

Cooper Komatsu spelled euchologion.

Dwaritha Ramesh chose weltanschauung.

Kaylee Kim spelled ceilidh.

Rutvik M. Gandhasri chose cywydd.

Zander Reed said his favorite word to spell is bookkeeping.

Nico G. Dinglasa chose monotonous.

Ben Hollis spelled abecedarius.

Harshita M. Shet chose schadenfreude.

Sameera N. Hussain said one of her favorite words to spell is chiaroscurist.

Kodai Speich spelled anatidaephobia.