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

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Embed
Put to rest
To extract
Set securely

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

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Leery
Openly distrustful
Sneaking around
Frightening nature

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Detach
To become separated
Welcome change
Honor one's word

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

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

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

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

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

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Prod
Showcase possession or talent
Push against gently
Grow a plant

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Gaudy
Hidden
Flashy
Minimal

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Diabolical
Evil
Boiling point
Enormous

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Amicable
Friendly
Jugdmental
Distrust

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

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Shoddy
Of inferior workmanship
Protection from the sun
Betrayal of trust

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Daunting
A steep road
A dangerous path
A difficult task

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