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Theory:

Meaning of difficult words from the lesson "Reach for the Top":
 
S.No
Words
Meaning
1
ScaledTo climb by
2
TraditionalA long established way of living
3
StereotypicalPreconceived ideas about a person/thing
4
ConventionalFollowing already established rules
5
RationalBased on logic
6
ContentmentSatisfaction combined with gratitude
7
CurseTo invoke hurt on someone
8
AffluentVery rich or well-to-do
9
PrevailingA thing or event that is already existing
10
EnrollingOfficially register into a school or college
11
ThreatenTo scare someone
12
UrgeA strong desire to do something
13
AffirmativeAgreeing or consenting to a request
14
VanishingTo disappear without a trace
15
AscendGo up or climb
16
DeterminedHaving exceptional willpower
17
ApologyFeeling sorry
18
Expedition A journey to explore
19
RapidlyMoving in a Very fast motion 
20
AltitudeGreat heights
21
RemarkableWorthy of attention
22
Culmination The final stage of something
23
EnduranceThe ability to withstand
24
MissionAn important assignment with a purpose
25
Environmentalist A person who is concerned about protecting the environment
26
AnnalsA historical records of events
27
BestowedTo present or honour with something
28
UnfurledSpread out a piece of clothing
29
EnormityA great sin or crime
30
FerventDisplaying intensity
31
DisarmingA shocking level of charm
32
GlamorousFascinatingly attractive
33
AttireClothes, especially formal ones
34
PoisedHaving a composed and elegant way
35
PinnacleThe most successful point
36
AscentA climb to the summit of a mountain
37
StardomThe state of being famous
38
RecallBring back memories
39
PupilsA student who is taught by a teacher
40
DepressedExtreme sadness
41
QuitTo give up on something
42
SteadfastFirm decision and unwavering
43
PursueFollow or chase
44
Meteoric riseSudden success
45
AccentA distinctive way of pronouncing languages
46
CitizenshipThe position or status of being a citizen of a country
47
SensationsA widespread reaction
48
SophisticatedInvolving a great deal of worldly experience
49
Pigeon-holedAssign to a particular category, as an overtly restrictive person
50
UnwaveringSteady and resolute
51
GrudgeA revengeful feeling based on a past experience
52
MonetaryRelating to money