Theory:

Meanings of difficult words from the lesson "A Pact with the Sun":
 
No.
Word
Meanings
1
AilingIn poor health condition
2
AcheA continuous or prolonged dull pain in a part of one's body
3
Physician
A person qualified to practise medicine, especially one who specializes in diagnosis and medical treatment as distinct from surgery; a doctor practising traditional medicine.
4
RelapseSomeone's health condition turning bad after a temporary improvement
5
ForbiddenSomething which is banned
6
PerpetuallyIn a way that never ends or changes
7
ConfinedRestricted in area or volume
8
DepriveTo prevent somebody from having something
9
PreciousSomething which is very important
10
HovelA home (in this case, a room) which is tiny and in bad condition.
11
ExhaustedFeeling very tired
12
LamentTo express sadness and regret about something
13
PactA formal agreement between two people or groups of people
14
Revoltan attempt to take a violent action against an authority
15
FleeRun away from a place or situation of danger
16
BewilderedTo feel very confused
17
RelentTo become less severe towards a situation
18
BattalionA large organized group of people ready for battle
19
Reclining
Lying back in a relaxed position with the back supported
20
MuckyCovered with dirt
21
EntangledCause to become twisted together with or caught in
22
LarkAn activity done for enjoyment or amusement
23
Dingy A room or place that is dark
24
FastenedThe act of shutting and securing doors and windows with bolts or locks
25
HeededPay attention to; listen to
26
TrinketsSmall ornaments that is of little value
27
CriticalSerious or severe
28
Commentary An expression of opinions
29
Afflicted An illness that causes pain and trouble
30
Chronic An illness that is incurable
31
To the letterWord for word; following every detail
32
CharpoyA small and light bedstead/cot
33
Overcast Cloud covering a large part of the sky
34
Dejected; disheartenedFeeling Sad and hopeless
35
StumbledFound by chance; came across
36
CourtyardVeranda
37
Remnant Remains; left over
38
Command Proficiency or fluency in a language
39
Foreign Something which is less familiar or unknown
40
AlmightyGod
41
Fixed hourRegular or the usual time
42
Sprightly Full of energy
43
Embellished Dressed up
44
Day offHoliday
45
An army (or battalion) of cloudsGroup of clouds; the word "army" or "battalion" is used to make the situation seem more dangerous and war-like.
46
Leapt Jumped
47
Welled About to overflow
48
BolstersA kind of pillow or backrest