How Many PhD Level Words Do You Know?

Just how many PhD level words do you actually know? Could you keep up with the academic crowd? It's time to find out! Take these 12 quiz questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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What's the definition of the word "admonish?"
To scold accordingly
To banish
To accommodate
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What's the definition of the word "confound?"
To stagger
To berate
To confuse or astonish
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What's the definition of the word "contrite?"
Exuberant
Remorseful
Insane
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What's the definition of the word "deftness?"
Skill or dexterity
Drafty or cold
Confused or befuddled
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What's the definition of the word "engender?"
To cause or give rise to
Belonging to the male gender
To trap or persecute
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What's the definition of the word "facilitate?"
To bring togehter
To abstain
To make something easier
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What's the definition of the word "gregarious?"
Bold and confident
Outlandish and lacking etiquette
Sociable and genial
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What's the definition of the word "hedonism?"
To think differently
To learn
The pursuit of pleasure
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What's the definition of the word "impudent?"
Complicated
Disrespectful
Impatient
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What's the definition of the word "reproach?"
To satisfy
To approach with caution
To scold or express criticism
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What's the definition of the word "sedulous?"
Salacious
Dedicated and careful
Impatient and hurried
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What's the definition of the word "ubiquitous?"
To light
Lacking substance
Ever present
Result
Unfortunately, you don't know these PhD level words just yet! You might have a pretty decent vocabulary, but you won't be advancing any further in academics until you learn these 12 words like the back of your hand. Better luck next time!

C+, Definition Dud

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Based on the results of this quiz, you're a total definition dynamo! It's obvious that you can handle PhD level words with ease and skill. You clearly value learning, language, and advancing yourself academically. Go ahead and brag a little, you've earned it !

B+, Definition Dynamo

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When it comes to these 12 PhD level words, you're a total expert. It's obvious that you're a total language buff with a deep love of learning. You're well read, grammatically sound, and always keen on learning more. Be more impressive, we dare you!

A+, Definition Expert

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1
What's the definition of the word "admonish?"
To scold accordingly
To banish
To accommodate
2
What's the definition of the word "confound?"
To stagger
To berate
To confuse or astonish
3
What's the definition of the word "contrite?"
Exuberant
Remorseful
Insane
4
What's the definition of the word "deftness?"
Skill or dexterity
Drafty or cold
Confused or befuddled
5
What's the definition of the word "engender?"
To cause or give rise to
Belonging to the male gender
To trap or persecute
6
What's the definition of the word "facilitate?"
To bring togehter
To abstain
To make something easier
7
What's the definition of the word "gregarious?"
Bold and confident
Outlandish and lacking etiquette
Sociable and genial
8
What's the definition of the word "hedonism?"
To think differently
To learn
The pursuit of pleasure
9
What's the definition of the word "impudent?"
Complicated
Disrespectful
Impatient
10
What's the definition of the word "reproach?"
To satisfy
To approach with caution
To scold or express criticism
11
What's the definition of the word "sedulous?"
Salacious
Dedicated and careful
Impatient and hurried
12
What's the definition of the word "ubiquitous?"
To light
Lacking substance
Ever present