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

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Embed
To extract
Put to rest
Set securely

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

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Leery
Sneaking around
Openly distrustful
Frightening nature

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Detach
Welcome change
Honor one's word
To become separated

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

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

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

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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
Push against gently
Grow a plant
Showcase possession or talent

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Gaudy
Flashy
Minimal
Hidden

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Diabolical
Evil
Enormous
Boiling point

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Amicable
Jugdmental
Friendly
Distrust

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

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Shoddy
Betrayal of trust
Protection from the sun
Of inferior workmanship

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Daunting
A dangerous path
A difficult task
A steep road

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