Theory:

Meaning of difficult words from the lesson "The Little Girl":
 
S.No
Words
Meaning
1
CasualRelaxed and normal
2
RespondTo reply back
3
GladVery happy
4
CarriageA vehicle that is mostly drawn by horses
5
FainterBecoming mild or dim
6
Patriarch A male who is the head of the family
7
BootsA type of footwear that reaches above the ankle
8
Drawing-roomA hall or main room where guests are entertained
9
TerrifyingScary
10
StutterTo have difficulty in speaking
11
IntimidatingTo have a fearful approach
12
ValidationTo seek appreciation
13
WretchedIn a bad form
14
Brink of suicideAbout to end one's life
15
YawnInvoluntarily opening one's mouth due to feeling sleepy
16
Self consciousBecoming more aware of one's actions
17
CautiousVery careful
18
RectifyTo make things right
19
StretchedTo push out arms and legs in order to rest
20
SnoringTo breathe noisily when one is asleep
21
GravelySeriously
22
RapportA friendly relationship
23
Pin-cushionA cushion in which pins are stuck
24
LaboriouslyWorking hard
25
SewTo stitch two pieces of cloth
26
ScrapsTiny bits of paper or cloth
27
HesitantSlow to take a step
28
ConsequenceThe result of doing something
29
DraggedTo pull someone/something with force or difficulty
30
Damned thingSlang for showing annoyance or dislike
31
RulerA measuring scale
32
PalmsThe open area of the hand
33
Hot-headed personAngry person
34
WrappedTo put a cover over
35
ClungTo hold onto
36
Rocking-chairA chair that moves to and fro
37
HankyHandkerchief
38
FenceA boundary to separate two houses
39
Flower-bedsA piece of the garden where flowers are grown
40
TagA game where people try to catch each other
41
HoseA long tube through which water can flow
42
NightmareAn unpleasant dream
43
WhisperTo talk slowly
44
ButcherA person who cuts or sells meat
45
DreadfulWorse
46
PassageThe way that leads to a room
47
Tucked upTo pull the bed covers over someone
48
SnuggledTo get comfortable with another person
49
Crept Get closer slowly
50
BreadwinnerOne who earns for the family