Theory:

Meaning of difficult words from the lesson "The Ashes That Made Trees Bloom":
 
S.No
Words
Meaning
1.
DaimiosRefers to wealthy landholding magnates of 19th century Japan
2.
SnugWarm and comfortable
3.
DameA woman
4.
Blue crapeA thin material made of cotton and silk
5.
Dumb Unable to speak
6.
TidbitA small and nice piece of food
7.
ChopstickA pair of thin sticks used for eating, especially in Asian countries
8.
Hoe A garden tool used for turning up surface of the ground, with the grass growing on it
9.
Sod Surface of the ground
10.
WhiningTo make a loud, unhappy, crying voice
11.
YardA piece of land next to or around a house
12.
FeastA large or special meal
13.
SmotherTo cover something with too much of something
14.
MotionTo make action with your body parts to tell somebody about something
15.
ScratchTo rub or damage the surface with your nails
16.
Lo!An old word used for telling someone to look at something
17.
Wicked
Morally wrong and cruel
18.
DaintiesTasty, expensive foods
19.
Treasure A collection of valuable things like gold or silver
20.
CoaxTo influence someone gently
21.
SpadeA tool used for digging
22.
BeneathUnder
23.
CroneRefers to an ugly woman
24.
FlungTo throw something carelessly with great force
25.
CarcassThe dead body of an animal
26.
HeapTo put a large amount of something
27.
MournTo feel sad or express sorrow for someone's death
28.
IncenseA substance that produces a pleasant smell
29.
GraveA place where a dead body is buried
30.
MortarA strong bowl
31.
PoundTo hit something very hard and making a lot of noise
32.
MillRefers to a machine or apparatus for grinding
33.
Dough
A mixture of flour, water, fat etc. used for making pastry
34.
ExamineTo test
35.
Chisel
A sharp tool used for cutting or shaping wood or stone
36.
SmashTo break something
37.
PeepTo look at something secretly and quickly
38.
EnviousWanting something that someone does or have
39.
HagAn ugly unpleasant old woman
40.
GleamingShining
41.
StingyNot generous or unwilling to spend money
42.
DripsSmall drops of liquid
43.
FoulVery bad or unpleasant taste
44.
PileA lot of something
45.
Sprinkle
To scatter in drops or particles
46.
WitherTo become dry
47.
MiserableVery unhappy or uncomfortable
48.
BareNot covered with leaves
49.
Impertinence
Rudeness
50.
Prostrate
Lying face downward
51.
Procession A line of people or vehicles moving in a formal way
52.
Palanquin A closed couch used by wealthy people to travel, carried by four strong persons
53.
PretendActing in a certain manner to make others believe that something is true when it is not
54.
ScatterTo throw or drop things so that they over an area
55.
ChokeNot able to breathe
56.
PompFormal ceremony
57.
DignityA calm and serious manner
58.
TumbleA sudden downfall
59.
DweltInhabit or live somewhere
60.
GleefulHappy and excited
61.
RobeDress
62.
CastleA grand palace
63.
SproutTo grow or produce new leaves
64.
ThiefSomeone who steals something 
65.
MeanUnkind and unfair
66.
Covetous
Wanted to have something that other people has