Theory:

Meaning of difficult words from the story "The Bear Story":
 
S.No
Words
Meaning
1
Manor-house large country house with lands
2
SlainKilled
3
PawsThe hands and feet of an animal
4
AmiableFriendly
5
KennelThe house of a pet, especially a dog
6
AmicablyFriendly
7
ShaggyUntidy
8
Stump of a tailShort thick tail
9
MistressOwner
10
IsolatedBeing alone
11
BarrenNot productive or fertile
12
CubYoung animal
13
SturdyStrong
14
KeenEager
15
Helter-SkelterRunning in confusion
16
DomesticatedAdapted to home environment
17
Intimidated
Frightened or scared
18
ConditioningThe upbringing of a person
19
TenderYoung and soft
20
FeebleWeak
21
PorridgeBreakfast dish with cereals and milk
22
AppetiteHunger
23
AutumnOne of the four seasons, Transition from summer to winter
24
WistfulFeeling sad for not getting what you want
25
TemptationA thing that attracts you to do something wrong or silly
26
ClumsyCareless and slow
27
OrchardA piece of land on which fruit trees are grown
28
BeehivesA type of box that people use for keeping bees in, The place where bees make honey
29
Ill-temperedIrritable
30
AggressiveAngry
31
OmnivoresAn animal that eats both plant and animal matter
32
SupervisionOverseeing or inspecting something
33
SolitaryAlone
34
DenseThick
35
SailorA person who travels by boat or ship
36
Gust of windA sudden sharp increase in the speed of wind
37
ResignedTurn back
38
InfluencedTo have an effect on or power over somebody
39
PacifyTo make somebody who is angry or upset be calm or quiet
40
SubmissiveAllowing yourself to be controlled
41
AccompanyingTo go with/follow someone
42
CrackingBreaking
43
FootpathWay through which one walks
44
HorrifiedScared
45
ShuffleWalk by dragging one's feet along
46
TrotFaster than a walk, taking short steps
47
PantingOut of breath 
48
MenacingThreatening 
49
SniffingSmelling by breathing air audibly 
50
ParasolUmbrella 
51
RustlingA form of address to a woman when her name cannot be taken
52
Missus The thighs and back considered together 
53 
HaunchesThe thighs and back considered together
54 
MeekQuiet
55
TwistA turn of events