Quiz: You'll Need a Super High IQ to Define All of These PhD Level Words

Do you have a way with words?

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 Sep 08, 2018
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Question: 1/18Choose the correct definition!


Paradigm
An example, pattern, or model
A word or phrase that's the same backwards and forwards
Respect and devotion to a higher power

Question: 2/18Choose the correct definition!


Symbiotic
A mutually beneficial relationship
Something that serves as a symbol for something else
A subsect of Biology that focusses on the skin

Question: 3/18Choose the correct definition!


Aesthetic
Friendly and agreeable in spirit
Having no emotion, feeling, or concern
Concerned with beauty or the appreciation of appearance

Question: 4/18Choose the correct definition!


Colloquial
Informal or common language
Having or showing great knowledge
Excessive indulgence in sensual pleasures

Question: 5/18Choose the correct definition!


Dichotomy
A difference between two opposite things
The choice and clarity of words
Two words that mean the same thing

Question: 6/18Choose the correct definition!


Melancholy
To be focussed on practical results
Sadness or depression
Happiness or excitement

Question: 7/18Choose the correct definition!


Hypothesis
A minor objection or criticism
A natural law of science
A proposed explanation for a phenomenon or an educated guess

Question: 8/18Choose the correct definition!


Didactic
Someone who is foolish or gullible
Someone who can persevere through pain
Designed to teach people something

Question: 9/18Choose the correct definition!


Diction
Actions of someone that show their character
Belief in one's self and the ability to accomplish goals
The choice of words used or clarity of language

Question: 10/18Choose the correct definition!


Juxtaposition
Seperating all parts to look at them individually
Placing two things side by side for contrast
Looking at the whole picture of something

Question: 11/18Choose the correct definition!


Pristine
Gullible
Dirty and unclean
Pure and original

Question: 12/18Choose the correct definition!


Sublime
Convoluted or confusing
Excellent or awe-inspiring
Not real or genuine

Question: 13/18Choose the correct definition!


Syntax
How words are used to form phrases and sentences
Relating to human experience or the act of existing
When something is contradictory

Question: 14/18Choose the correct definition!


Digress
To act maliciously
To go on a tangent or off topic
To feel sadness or depression

Question: 15/18Choose the correct definition!


Nefarious
Heavenly, light, or delicate
Using very few words, brief
Wicked or evil

Question: 16/18Choose the correct definition!


Epilogue
A piece of writing at the beginning of literture
A piece of writing at the end of literature
A sequel or series

Question: 17/18Choose the correct definition!


Vernacular
The common language spoken by a group of people
Involving great effort or difficulty
A model of excellence or perfection

Question: 18/18Choose the correct definition!


Preamble
To go off on a tangent
An opening statement
The method and practice of teaching
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