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Theory:

Meanings of the difficult words from the lesson "The Midnight Visitor":
  
S.No
WordsMeanings
1
Description Something that tells you what something or someone is like
2
Musty Smelling unpleasantly old and slightly wet
3
Corridor A long passage in a building, especially with rooms on either side
4
Gloomy Dark in a way that is unpleasant and makes it difficult to see
   5Scarcely Almost not
6
AccentThe way in which people in a particular area, country, or social group pronounce words
7
PassablyIn a way that is satisfactory but not excellent
8
ShoulderThe upper joint of each of a person's arms and the part of the body between this and the neck
9
Espionage The practice of spying or the use of spies, often by governments to gather political and military information
10
Prosaic Ordinary and not especially interesting or unusual
11
Frustrate Feeling annoyed or less confident because you cannot achieve what you want
12
Disillusion Disappointed and unhappy because of discovering the truth about something or someone that you liked or respected
13
Authentic  Being what it is claimed to be; genuine
14
Blink To close and open the eyes quickly, once or several times
15
Pistol A small gun that is held in and fired from one hand
16
Automatic A machine or device can operate independently of human control
17
SlenderThin or delicate
18
MenacingSuggesting the presence of danger; threatening
19
Countenance A person's face or facial expression
20
MissileA flying weapon that has its own engine and can travel a long distance before exploding at the place at which it has been aimed
21
Management The group of people responsible for controlling and organising a company
22
Nuisance  Something or someone that annoys you or causes trouble for you
23
IrritationThe feeling of being angry or annoyed, or something that makes you feel like this
24
PasskeyA key to the door of a restricted area, given only to those who are officially allowed access
25
BalconyAn area with a wall or bars around it that are joined to the outside wall of a building on an upper level
26
GestureA movement of the hands, arms, or head, etc. to express an idea or feeling
27
Knock To repeatedly hit something, producing a noise
28
Doorknob A handle on a door that is turned to release the latch
29
StammerSpeak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words
30
Hesitate Pause in indecision before saying or doing something