Theory:

Meanings of difficult words from the poem "Whatif":
 
Sl.No
Words
Meanings
1
WhatifA question which is used to ask about something that could happen in the future, especially something bad
2
CrawlTo move or progress like an insect; to move upon in or as if in a creeping manner
3
PranceTo walk in an energetic way and with more movement than necessary
4
PartiedA social event at which a group of people meet to talk, eat, drink, dance, etc., often in order to celebrate a special occasion
5
DumbStupid; becoming mute; Temporarily unable to speak, for example, because you are very surprised or shocked
6
Beat upTo subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse
7
FlunkTo fail, especially in a course or an examination
8
BoltA flash (of lightning); a sudden or unexpected event
9
WarArmed fighting between two or more countries or groups
10
DivorcedNo longer married because the marriage has been legally dissolved; separated
11
SwellVery good or pleasant
12
StrikeTo occur suddenly