Only a true genius can match these words to their subject fields

Posted by
Tom Victor

We all think we’re smarter than we are. Yes, even you.

Show me someone who has never used a big word without really knowing what it means, and I’ll show you a liar.

However, while you can’t always guess the meaning of a word automatically, you can probably get a vague idea of what it might mean just from its spelling.

The following 15 words come from a variety of different fields, but can you work out which belongs to which?

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