If You Pass This Difficult Vocabulary Test, You Deserve a PhD!

Think you can pass this difficult vocabulary test? If so, you deserve an honorary PhD! Only the best and brightest will earn high marks on this quiz. Ready? Let's go!
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Action that is performed by or affects only one side.
Unilateral
Symmetrical
Unbiased
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To examine in detail with careful or critical attention.
Scrutinize
Parch
Reminisces
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Obscure or very vague.
Nubilous
Vexxed
Vehement
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So intense as to seem almost tangible; able to be touched and felt.
Simpleton
Palpable
Relatable
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A fashion style or way of dressing characterized by ordinary, plain clothing with no designer names.
Basic
Normcore
Simplefash
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To peer at quickly and closely.
Loom
Squiz
Eager
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To relinquish the right or claim to a throne.
Jubilation
Abdicate
Junket
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A small, rounded hill.
Plateau
Knoll
Inlet
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To stimulate or shock with an electric current.
Galvanize
Truncate
Emit
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Lack of honesty or moral scruples.
Besetted
Heathen
Improbity
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Dried out with heat, extremely thirsty.
Nepotism
Parched
Distressed
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A confusing and difficult problem or question.
Scruple
Conundrum
Cattywampus
Result
Though you may be whip smart in other areas, vocabulary isn't your thing! You're not quite ready to embark on that PhD just yet. Don't worry, these things take time! Study up on your vocabulary words and you'll be PhD worthy in a flash!

C+, Not PhD Material

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Based on your epic vocabulary skills, you could totally be a PhD candidate! While you might not be ready to go all the way just yet, you've certainly built a good foundation to keep building your word knowledge upon!

B+, PhD Candidate

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You should receive an honorary PhD! Why go through the whole program when we know you've got what it takes to graduate with a PhD. Your vocabulary skills proved that your knowledge is second to none. You pride yourself on being someone who is diverse in both life and in knowledge!

A+, Honorary PhD

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1
Action that is performed by or affects only one side.
Unilateral
Symmetrical
Unbiased
2
To examine in detail with careful or critical attention.
Scrutinize
Parch
Reminisces
3
Obscure or very vague.
Nubilous
Vexxed
Vehement
4
So intense as to seem almost tangible; able to be touched and felt.
Simpleton
Palpable
Relatable
5
A fashion style or way of dressing characterized by ordinary, plain clothing with no designer names.
Basic
Normcore
Simplefash
6
To peer at quickly and closely.
Loom
Squiz
Eager
7
To relinquish the right or claim to a throne.
Jubilation
Abdicate
Junket
8
A small, rounded hill.
Plateau
Knoll
Inlet
9
To stimulate or shock with an electric current.
Galvanize
Truncate
Emit
10
Lack of honesty or moral scruples.
Besetted
Heathen
Improbity
11
Dried out with heat, extremely thirsty.
Nepotism
Parched
Distressed
12
A confusing and difficult problem or question.
Scruple
Conundrum
Cattywampus