Meanings of the difficult words from the lesson "The Hundred Dresses I":
 
S.No
WordsMeanings
1
Corner A place or angle where two sides or edges meet
2
Rough Of a person whose behaviour is not gentle or violent
3
Quiet Making little or no noise
4
Laughter The action or sound of laughing
   5ContraryOpposite in nature, direction, or meaning
6
Twisted Forced out of its natural or proper shape; crumpled
7
Mud Soft, sticky matter resulting from the mixing of earth and water
8
Dirt A substance, such as mud or dust that soils someone or something
9
FloorThe lower surface of a room on which one may walk
10
SchoolyardA school playground
11
Fun Enjoyment, amusement, or light-hearted pleasure
12
Absence The state of being away from a place or person
13
Popular Liked or admired by many people or by a particular person or group
14
CurlyHaving curls or a curved shape
15
Pretty Pleasant to look at or attractive
16
Fade Less bright in colour than before
17
Hopscotch A game played by children who throw a stone onto a set of joined squares drawn on the ground and jump on one leg and then on two legs into each square to get the stone
18
Courteous Polite, respectful, or considerate in manner
19
NudgeTo push something or someone gently, especially to push someone with your elbow to seek the person's attention
20
ClosetA tall cupboard or wardrobe with a door, used for storage
21
Bursting To feel strong emotion or a strong wish to do something
22
ShriekUtter a high-pitched piercing sound or words, especially as an expression of terror, pain, or excitement
23
Inseparable Unable to be separated or treated separately
24
CruelExtremely unkind, and unpleasant, and causing pain to people or animals intentionally
25
MistreatTo treat a person or animal badly, cruelly, or unfairly
26
BulliesSomeone who hurts or frightens someone else, often over a period of time, and often forcing them to do something that they do not want to do
27
Embarrassed Feeling ashamed or shy
28
ShudderedTo shake suddenly with very small movements because of a very unpleasant thought or feeling
29
Disguise To give a new appearance to a person or thing, especially in order to hide its true form
30
Recognise To know someone or something because you have seen or heard him or her or experienced it before
31
TrimmingTo decorate something by adding objects, pieces of material, etc. that make it look attractive
32
Uncomfortable Causing or feeling slight pain or physical discomfort
33
Blonde With pale yellow or gold hair
34
Wonder To ask yourself questions or express a wish to know about something
35
Announce To make something known or tell people about something officially
36
DrizzlingRain in very small, light drops
37
Announce To make something known or tell people about something officially
38
GaspTo take a short, quick breath through the mouth, especially because of surprise, pain, or shock
39
Drawing The act of making a picture with a pencil or pen, or a picture made in this way
40
Ledge A narrow shelf that sticks out from a vertical surface
41
WindowsillA shelf below a window, either inside or outside a building
42
ContestA competition to do better than other people, usually in which prizes are given
43
Dazzling Extremely attractive or exciting
44
Murmur To speak or say something very quietly
45
Whistled To make a high sound by forcing air through a small hole or passage, especially through the lips, or through a special device held to the lips
46
Worthy Having or showing the qualities that deserve the specified action or regard
47
PrizeA thing given as a reward to the winner of a competition or in recognition of an outstanding achievement
48
MedalA small metal disc, with words or a picture on it, given as a reward for a brave action, for winning a competition, or to remember a special event
49
ApplauseApproval or praise expressed by clapping
50
WinnerA person or thing that wins something