As each competitor waited for their opponent to slip up, the rivals had spelt words including cheiropompholyx, durchkomponiert and tchefuncte. "That's the only good answer we've heard about that word in days", he added.
Ananya Vinay showed little emotion until she finally let a smile slip and lifted the Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy.
After three straight years of ties, the bee added a tiebreaker test this year, and it looked like it might come into play as Ananya and Rohan duelled for almost 20 rounds. She is also the 13th consecutive Indian-American victor; 18 of the last 20 bees were won by Indian-Americans.
"But I'm kind of exhausted at the same time", Ananya added.
Vinay said she has two plans for her prize money: sharing it with her younger brother and putting it into her college account.
Proving her brightness, Vinay actually came really close to spelling the word correctly, guessing, "C-O-F-E-F-E". Both Ananya and Rohan battled deep into the championship rounds until Rohan misspelled the word "marram". She got it wrong, omitting the "v". She also read out of the fairy tale book she is writing.
This year's favorite, Shourav Dasari, an eighth-grader from Texas, surprised the audience.
"Okay, Ananya, so we have a challenge for you", Camerota said. Her mother, Lekshmi Nair, competed in 1988, 1989 and 1990.
"I just focused on my word and tried to spell it right", Ananya said on "New Day".
He was felled in fourth place by a killer word, "Struldbrug", that was coined by Jonathan Swift in his novel "Gulliver's Travels" and had no recognizable roots or language patterns to fall back on.
White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday, saying it had been an honor to serve Trump. Kushner enjoys a level of trust with his father-in-law that eludes most top White House aides, one person close to Trump said.
He blamed cancer for Allman's death . " Gregg struggled with many health issues over the past several years", the statement added. Allman's music career record is mainly based on Allman Brothers Band that produced hits such as Ramblin' Man and Midnight Rider .
That may sound ideal to a tennis-loving bachelor, but as Andy Murray will tell you, it can take its toll on a family man. That will be against Juan Martin Del Potro , who rather than a horror show found himself caught up in a real "weepie".
And now I know his game a lot, but I need to be in good shape and physically be stronger if we play a long match, long rallies. The world No 1 came through an absorbing contest on a sweltering Court Suzanne Lenglen 6-7 (3-7 ) 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3).
Ministry of Finance has clarified that under GST, entertainment will attract lower rate of tax than the present rate. The GST Council has decided on product-wise tax rates for GST, which would be implemented nationwide from July 1.
Jason Day, who grew up idolizing Woods and often consults him on golf matters, said he sent Woods a text and has not heard back. Before they start, Woods puts his right foot on the hood of the officer's auto , and spends some time tying his shoe.
That's one of the things that will bring you together. there's been a fair amount of it, to be fair, and I hope it will be good". The crucial thing, however, is drawing the correct lessons from a defeat. "I would like a 3-0, but maybe 2-1 to New Zealand ".
The weather should be mostly dry during the morning hours with rain and thunderstorms developing during the afternoon/evening. So if you are thinking of trying to plan outdoor activities this weekend, Saturday looks to be the day to set them up.
'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office, 'Baywatch' sinks
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Donald Trump delays moving US embassy to Jerusalem
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LG's Payment Platform LG Pay Debuts in South Korea
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Canada manufacturing growth cools modestly in May
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White House says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'
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Wall Street closes with new records despite jobs report
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Comey set to testify June 8 on Russia
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