Test your smarts with these winning words.

By Liz Steelman
May 24, 2016

Do you have a knack for words? Do you approach spelling with meticulosity? Do you often get in a fracas with a fellow wordsmith about proper definitions? Well, luckily, this week is the ultimate in vocabulary deification: the 89th annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, which kicks off on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up some of the most interesting winning words from each decade of the competition—and put each of them in a (totally fictional) sentence.

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