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The 26 Hardest Winning Words from the National Spelling Bee

Reader's Digest Logo By Meghan Jones of Reader's Digest | Slide 1 of 24: For the first time since World War II, the Scripps National Spelling Bee was canceled last year due to the pandemic—a Zoom spelling bee might rely a little too hard on the honor system for hard spelling bee words like these. That being said, 2021's bee is on like Donkey Kong, and if you think you've seen hard spelling bee words already, then buckle in! RELATED: 20 of the Hardest Words to Spell in the English Language

The Bee must go on

For the first time since World War II, the Scripps National Spelling Bee was canceled last year due to the pandemic—a Zoom spelling bee might rely a little too hard on the honor system for hard spelling bee words like these. That being said, 2021's bee is on like Donkey Kong, and if you think you've seen hard spelling bee words already, then buckle in!

RELATED: 20 of the Hardest Words to Spell in the English Language

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