Quiz: Do You Actually Know the Meaning of All These PhD Level Words?

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How many of these PhD level words do you really know? Are you smart enough to get your doctorate degree? Find out now by taking our vocabulary quiz!

 Jul 10, 2018

1 of 18Choose the correct definition!

Discomfit
To outgrow a clothing item
Cause to lose one's composure
To suppress discomfort

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Embed
Set securely
To extract
Put to rest

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Relegate
Uphold status quo
Deregulate policy and procedure
Assign to a lower position

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Leery
Openly distrustful
Sneaking around
Frightening nature

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Detach
Honor one's word
Welcome change
To become separated

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Protract
Trapped in a container
Withdraw one's support
Lengthen time

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Indenture
Cause pain and suffering
Fake set of teeth
Formal agreement as to terms of a debt

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Ethos
Demoralizing nature
Set of rules and guidelines
The distinctive spirit of a culture

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Eschew
Avoid or stay away
Multiple sneezes usually caused by allergens
Chewing rapidly

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Pessimist
Someone who expects the worst
Someone who expects the best
Someone who is realistic

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Prod
Showcase possession or talent
Grow a plant
Push against gently

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Gaudy
Flashy
Minimal
Hidden

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Diabolical
Boiling point
Evil
Enormous

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Amicable
Distrust
Friendly
Jugdmental

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Banal
To be particular of certain tasks
Lacking originality
Reject people's perspective

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Shoddy
Of inferior workmanship
Protection from the sun
Betrayal of trust

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Daunting
A dangerous path
A difficult task
A steep road

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Dwindle
Lost in translation
To steal someone's idea
Become smaller or lose interest
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