Theory:

Meanings of difficult words from the lesson "Expert Detectives":
 
Sl. No.
Words
Meanings
1
ExpertA person who is very knowledgeable about or skilful in a particular area
2
DetectiveA person, especially a police officer, whose occupation is to investigate and solve crimes
3
MonsterAn inhumanly cruel or wicked person
4
AffordHave enough money to pay for
5
CrookA person who is dishonest or a criminal
 6
On the runTrying to avoid being captured; trying to escape or hide from someone such as the police or an enemy
7
MillionThe number equivalent to the product of a thousand and a thousand; i.e., 1,000,000
8
StashTo store something safely in a hidden or secret place
9
CriminalA person who has committed a crime
10
StarvingSuffering or dying from hunger
11
TrunkA large box with a hinged lid for storing or transporting clothes and other articles
12
RubbishTo reject as worthless or useless
13
InterruptTo stop someone from speaking by saying or doing something
14
ScarA mark left on the skin where a wound, burn, or sore has not healed completely
15
Shoot- outA fight in which two people or two groups of people fight each other with guns
16
Burn scarA mark on the skin produced as a result of an injury caused by exposure to heat or flame
17
AnnoyedTo become a little angry or irritated
18
GauntOf a person who looks lean and tired, especially because of suffering, hunger, or age
19
MarbleA small ball of coloured glass or similar material used as a toy
20
PeekA quick or secretive look
21
PatTo touch quickly and gently with the flat of the hand
22
StoutOf a person who looks rather fat
23
InquiryAn act of asking for information
24
SighTo emit a long, deep audible breath expressing sadness, relief, tiredness, or similar
25
SmartyAn intelligent person; a know-all
26
AliasA false or assumed name or identity
27
TenantA person who occupies land or property rented from a landlord
28
PoliteHaving or showing behaviour that is respectful and considerate of other people
29
LootStolen money or valuables
30
AccompliceA person who helps another commit a crime
31
PartnerEither of a pair of people engaged together in the same activity
32
Helper**A person who helps someone else, especially a relatively unskilled worker assisting a skilled worker, usually by manual labour
33
Companion**A person you spend a lot of time with often because you are friends or because you are travelling together
34
InsistTo state or demand forcefully, esp. despite opposition
35
GenerousShowing a readiness to give more of something than is usual or necessary
36
BribeTo try to make someone do something for you by giving them money, presents, or something else that they want
37
GlareTo stare in an angry or fierce way
38
Fed upTo feel annoyed, unhappy, or bored, especially with a situation that has existed for a long time
39
AttitudeA settled way of thinking or feeling about something
40
Give UpTo stop doing something, or to stop making an effort; admit defeat
41
OafA person who is rough or clumsy and unintelligent
42
ProtestTo express an objection to what someone has said or done
43
NastyVery bad or unpleasant
44
StubbornlyIn a manner that shows a dogged determination not to change one's attitude or position on something
45
BotherTake the trouble to do something
46
MerelyUsed for emphasising that something is small or unimportant
47
TheoriesA set of ideas or presumed facts for the sake of argument or investigation
48
ImpressionAn effect or influence on the way someone feels or thinks
 
** - denotes the words that are not a part of the text