Theory:

Meaning of difficult words from the lesson 'A Visit to Cambridge':
 
S.No
Words
Meaning
1
MetaphorComparing two things that have similar features
2
StrangeUnusual
3
GuideA person who helps in showing tourists around
4
DisabledA condition that limits movements, senses or activities
5
UniversityAn educational institution which helps students get degree
6
SuccessorThe next person that takes over
7
TravelogueA book that narrates one's travel experiences
8
AstrophysicsA branch of science that aims to explain the birth or death of objects in the Universe
9
GravityThe force that attracts the body towards the centre of earth
10
ArchitectureThe structure or design of buildings
11
ParalysedInability to move a part of the body
12
CordString made of twisted strands
13
ResidenceHouse, Place of dwelling
14
PropelledPush around
15
Big bang theoryThe belief that universe began at a single point and then expanded
16
Black holeA region of space where gravity is forceful
17
CourageThe ability to do something that frightens one
18
HasteIn a hurry
19
CuriosityEager to learn or know
20
ReverenceUtmost respect
21
PrivilegesSpecial advantages and rights
22
ChequeForm to pay a stated amount from a bank
23
EmpathiseUnderstand and share the feeling of the other
24
SuperficialPartially true
25
ToxicHarmful
26
IdolA person who is highly adored
27
DisembodiedSeparated from the body, without form
28
DisintegratedBreak into small pieces
29
GuiltyFeeling bad about something
30
PaleLight in colour
31
FrustratedFeeling irritated about not being able to do something
32
ExhaustionTired
33
Buoyant Cheerful and happy thoughts
34
CorpseA dead body
35
ChronicallyContinuous and recurring
36
PatronizeOffering help only to show that one is superior
37
GlimpseA momentary view
38
SentimentalPrompted by a feeling of sadness
39
AnnoyingIrritating
40
Three dimensionalAppearing to have length, breadth and depth
41
SlumpFall heavily
42
TorsoThe part of the body that excludes head, limbs and legs
43
FlashAll of a sudden
44
LanternA lamp
45
IncandescenceThe emission of light from the body
46
AccessoryA thing added to make it more necessary
47
IrrelevantNot important
48
EternalForever
49
InflectionChange in the form of words to express tense, gender etc
50
Exhilaration A feeling of excitement
51
Cliché A phrase that is overused
52
Claustrophobic Fear for closed spaces
53
WristThe joint that connects the forearm and hand
54
GleefullyHappily
55
ReluctantUnwilling to do something
56
GrinningSmiling widely
57
RumblingTo travel with a sound
58
GlareShine brightly
59
EmbodimentThe visible form of an idea