TOEFL test: Vocabulary Words: English Verbs Nouns

v. delineate
to ruin; to decay; to destroy
to speak out against; to condemn; to accuse; to censure
to purify of offensive material; to censor
to outline; to describe; to sketch; to draw

n. fiasco
setting forth facts; public exhibition; show; clarification
party slogan
ludicrous and complete failure; disaster
faithfulness; loyalty

v. paraphrase
to attack with words; to question the truthfulness or integrity; to challenge
to delay or refuse to commit oneself in order to gain time; to avoid an answer
to banish; to exile; to withdraw from one's country; to expel
to restate the meaning of a passage in other words

v. exploit
to deprive or leave desolate by loss; to suffer loss
to laugh at; to utter with scorn; to jeer; to taunt mock
to push away; to repel; to reject
to use for one's selfish purpose

adj. sanctimonious
contemptible; degrading; humiliating; ignoble; contempt; base; mean
wise; prudent; sensible; discreet
pretending to be religious; self-righteous
inclined to believe anything; easily imposed upon; naive; gullible; deceivable

adj. amiable
friendly; genial; pleasant
pertaining or relating to a church
unconquerable; unbeatable; invulnerable; indisputable
understood but not plainly stated; without doubt; indirectly suggested; implied; unconditional; contained within

n. craven
person who abandons something, as a religion, cause or movement; traitor
mass departure; emigration
esteem or influence accorded for recognized achievements or reputation
coward; abject person

adj. captious
having the power to influence or convince; persuasive; influential
disposed to find fault; picky; narrow-minded
equivalent to; equal to
thoughtful; contemplative; meditative; musing

n. misnomer
similarity; correlation; parallelism; comparability
name or term that describes wrongly
regret for wrongdoing; remorse; uneasiness of conscience
principle accepted as authoritative; belief

n. myriad
party slogan
similarity; correlation; parallelism; comparability
large number; a lot; innumerable; endless; infinitive; multiple
offender; person who is guilty of an offense