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Theory:

Meaning of difficult words from the lesson "A House Is Not a Home":
 
S.No
Words
Meaning
1.
AwkwardDifficult to do or deal with
2.
Strange Refers to something unusual or unexpected
3.
IsolatedAlone or apart from others
4.
NonethelessDespite what has just been said or done
5.
Tabby cat A grey or brownish cat with dark stripes 
6.
PurrTo make a continuous, soft sound
7.
SwatTo hit something
8.
YardAn area outside the building
9.
Engulfed To surround or cover something completely 
10.
GropeTo find your way using hands because you cannot see
11.
Crazed
Behaving in a wild or strange way
12.
LawnAn area of grass near a house or in a park
13.
YellTo shout or to make a loud noise
14.
BlanketA soft piece of cloth made of wool, used as a bed covering
15.
TowTo pull or drag someone or something
16.
VanishTo disappear suddenly
17.
LogicallyIn a way that uses reason
18.
Dazed
Unable to think clearly
19.
InhaleTo breathe gas, air or smoke into your lungs
20.
HorrorA intense feeling of fear or shock
21.
PiledThings packed one after another
22.
CasualtyA person or a thing killed/destroyed in an accident/war 
23.
Embarrassed Feeling ashamed or shy
24.
OutcastA person who is no longer accepted by society or a group of people
25.
Geek personA person who is willing to suffer the public humiliation for liking something strange
26.
ZombieA living corpse raised via the use of supernatural techniques
27.
Rip awayTo tear something away from something/someone else
28.
GrieveTo feel or express great sadness
29.
Rubble
Broken bits and pieces of something
30.
DebrisPieces from rubbish, especially from an accident
31.
Vulnerable Weak and without protection
32.
PlightA bad or difficult situation 
33.
CurbJoined stones or concrete
34.
FreakRefers to someone or something strange or unusual
35.
GratitudeThe state of being grateful to someone
36.
DiminishTo become smaller, fewer or less