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Meaning of difficult words from the lesson "The Proposal":
 
S.No
Words
Meaning
1.
Squeeze Refers to firm pressure, typically with one's fingers
2.
Treasure Valuable things
3.
Eve  The evening or day before a special day
4.
Privilege An advantage that someone has over something
5.
Deserve To ought to have something as a result of your good or bad behaviour
6.
Apron A protective garment worn at the back of one's clothes
7.
Negligee Refers to women's night dressing gown
8.
Assistance To provide help to someone to do something
9.
Awfully Badly or unpleasantly
10.
Spit it out To urge someone to say something very quickly
11.
Off my balance Refers to an unstable state
12.
Consent To give permission to something to happen
13.
Lovesick cat Someone who is in a state of love-yearning
14.
Egad A mild expression of surprise
15.
Hesitate To pause or delay something
16.
Lunatic Refers to a person who is mentally ill
17.
Perhaps Used to express uncertainty
18.
Petty Of little importance
19.
Proposal An offer of marriage
20.
Quarrel An angry argument or disagreement
21.
Shelling Refers to the process of removing the shell from a nut
22.
Splendid Used to say something impressive or beautiful
23.
Rot The process of decaying
24.
Hay Dried grass that has been fed to animals
25.
Stack A pile of things arranged in a neat manner
26.
Ball A formal dance party
27.
Meadows A piece of grassland
28.
Interrupt To stop someone or something
29.
Inherit To receive money, property title etc., from someone after their death
30.
Dispute Refers to a disagreement or an argument
31.
Perpetuity A bond with no maturity date
32.
Reckon To believe that something is true or possible
33.
Principle Refers to a rule, belief or idea that guides you
34.
Threshing To remove the seeds of crop plants by hitting them
35.
Put off To postpone something 
36.
Carafe A flask-like vessel used for serving water, juices, etc.
37.
Dare The courage to do something
38.
Restrain Limiting or controlling oneself from doing something
39.
Hoarse Rough, or harsh in sound
40.
Excruciating Extremely painful
41.
Reasonable Having or showing fair, practical judgement
42.
Accustomed Familiar with something
43.
Agitate To stir, irritate or anger someone
44.
Mower A machine used for cutting grass
45.
Pettifogger A lawyer of inferior status who conducts unimportant cases
46.
Embezzlement  The offence of stealing cash or property even if you were supposed to take care of it
47.
Guzzling Gambler Greedy gambler
48.
Architect A person who designs buildings
49.
Backbiter A person who criticises other people while they're not around
50.
Hump-backed A person with a stooped back due to an abnormal upper spine curve
51.
Intriguer A person who devises plots
52.
Malicious Having or showing an intent to hurt someone
53.
Stagger An unsteady walk or movement
54.
Scarecrow A human-looking model placed in fields to scarecrows
55.
Impudent Being impolite and disrespectful
56.
Monster A large, frightening creature
57.
Confound To cause surprise and confusion in someone
58.
Wizen-faced Refers to an aged sign of a thin, dried-out face
59.
Frump A woman who is unattractive and is dressed in outdated fashion
60.
Wail To make a long cry out of pain, anger, etc.
61.
Hysteric Refers to an uncontrollable state of anger, excitement, Panic, etc.
62.
Clutch To grasp something tightly
63.
Abuse To insult or speak to someone harshly
64.
Exhausted Extremely tired
65.
Twitching A short, sudden, jerking movement
66.
Misfortune Bad luck
67.
Sigh A long, deep breath