Meanings of the difficult words from the lesson "The Hundred Dresses II":
  
S.No
WordsMeanings
1
Monitor
A person or organization whose job is to make certain that something is done properly or honestly
2
NoteA short piece of writing
3
ClapStrike the palms of (one's hands) together repeatedly, typically in order to applaud someone or something
4
ExpectantThinking that something pleasant or exciting is going to happen
   5DeliberatelyConsciously and intentionally; on purpose
6
IndicatePoint out; show
7
Brief Of short duration; not lasting for long
8
HandkerchiefA square piece of cloth or paper used for cleaning the nose or drying the eyes when they are wet with tears
9
WipeTo slide something over the surface of something else, in order to remove dirt, food, or liquid
10
Unfamiliar To not have any knowledge or experience of something
11
ThoughtlessnessA lack of thought about how your actions or words may upset someone
12
Unfortunate Unlucky or having bad effects
13
CowardA person who is not brave and is too eager to avoid danger, difficulty, or pain
14
WorseMore unpleasant, difficult, or severe than before or than something else that is also bad
15
Glance To give a quick short look
16
ContestA competition to do better than other people, usually in which prizes are given
17
GlowTo look attractive because you are happy or healthy, especially with eyes that are shining
18
GrufflyIn a low, unfriendly voice
19
GeeA mild expression, typically of surprise, enthusiasm, or sympathy
20
Sparse Small in number or amount and not dense or close together
21
Shabby In poor condition through long use or lack of care
22
Knock To repeatedly hit something, producing a noise
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AmendTo do something good to show that you are sorry about something you have done
24
Forehead The flat part of the face, above the eyes and below the hair
25
ConclusionThe final part of something
26
Strange Unusual or surprising; difficult to understand or explain
27
EnvelopeA flat paper container with a sealable flap, used to enclose a letter or document
28
Blame Feel or declare that (someone or something) is responsible for a fault or wrong
29
Crowd A large number of people gathered together in a disorganized or unruly way
30
Ashamed Embarrassed or guilty because of one's actions, or characteristics
31
Glad Feeling pleasure or happiness
32
Equalise Make the same in quantity, size, or degree throughout a place or group
33
Wreath An arrangement of flowers, leaves, or stems fastened in a ring and used for decoration or for laying on a grave
34
Wallpaper A paper that is pasted in vertical strips over the walls of a room to provide a decorative surface
35
Shabby
In poor condition through long use or lack of care
36
Vivid Very brightly coloured
37
Blink Shut and open the eyes quickly
38
Stolidly Having or expressing little or unemotional