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Posted on Jun 20, 2017

Are You Smarter Than A Contestant On "The Bachelorette"?

A spelling bee challenge on The Bachelorette? C-L-A-S-S-I-C.

Tonight's episode of The Bachelorette had a shocking twist: The contestants had to compete in a spelling bee!

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It was a tough challenge for these hunks of man meat, and some definitely fared better than others.

To see how you stack up against the men competing for Rachel's heart (and brain), try your hand at spelling the words they were given. We'll give you the definition, and all you have to do is pick the correct spelling. Ready, set, go!

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  1. The front of a building

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Facade

    Poor Eric really fumbled on this one.

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  2. A woman's dressing room, bedroom, or private sitting room

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Boudoir

    Iggy almost got the spelling right...on a completely different word.

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  3. The physical union of male and female genitalia

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Coitus

    At least we think that's what Peter was going for...C

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  4. Characteristic of or appropriate to an organism's healthy or normal functioning

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Physiological

    Again...only speculating on how Will would've done if he'd actually finished trying to spell his word.

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  5. A flower worn in a buttonhole

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Boutonniere

    Anthony didn't get this one right, but to be fair, it was one of the hardest words to spell!

  6. Strikingly impressive especially in beauty or excellence

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Stunning

    Josiah spelled this easy one correctly with no problems.

  7. Ardent affection

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Passion

    This would've been an easy one for anyone on the show, TBH.

  8. To come forth in a sudden rapid stream from a narrow opening

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Squirt

    I still can't believe they had children ask a grown man to spell this word.

  9. A white sparkling wine made in an old province of France

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Champagne

    Kenny was so close to getting this one right — he just mixed up the "n" and the "g"!

  10. A jerk

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Schmuck

    Even mere mortals get tripped up on those double C's!

  11. Relating to the state or practice of having more than one open romantic relationship at a time

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Polyamorous

    This was the word that won Josiah the whole competition.

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