Theory:

Meanings of the difficult words from the lesson "The Happy Prince":
  
 
S.No
WordsMeanings
1
Gild Covered thinly with gold leaf or gold paint
2
SapphireA precious stone, usually bright blue that is often used in jewellery
3
Ruby  A transparent, dark red precious stone, often used in jewellery
4
Glow  Have an intense colour and a slight shine 
   5Sword  A weapon with a long, sharp metal blade and a handle, used mainly in the past
6
Hilt The handle of a weapon or tool, especially a sword, dagger, or knife 
7
StatueA carved or cast figure of a person or animal, especially one that is life-size or larger
8
AlightTo land on something
9
Plenty A large or sufficient amount or quantity; more than enough
10
Cloud A grey or white mass in the sky made up of tiny floating drops of water
11
Drop A small round-shaped amount of liquid
12
Chimney A hollow structure that allows the smoke from a fire inside a building to escape to the air outside
13
DetermineHaving made a firm decision and being resolved not to change it
14
TearA drop of salty liquid that flows from the eye, as a result of strong emotion, especially unhappiness, or pain
15
Moonlight The pale light of the moon
16
Alive Of a person, animal, or plant living, not dead
17
HeartThe organ in your chest that sends the blood around your body; also, the centre of a person's thoughts and emotions, especially love, passion, or loyalty
18
Sorrow A feeling of deep distress caused by loss, disappointment, or other misfortune suffered by oneself or others
19
Ugliness The quality of being unpleasant or repulsive in appearance
20
Misery Great unhappiness
21
WeepShed tears
22
HonourHigh respect; great esteem
23
Embroidering Decorate cloth by sewing patterns on it with thread
24
NeedleA very fine slender piece of polished metal with a point at one end and a hole or eye for thread at the other, used in sewing
25
Ruby  A precious stone consisting of corundum in colour varieties varying from deep crimson or purple to pale rose
26
MessengerA person who carries a message to another person
27
Roof
The structure forming the upper covering of a building or vehicle
28
Balcony An area with a wall or bars around it that are joined to the outside wall of a building on an upper level
29
MayorA person who is elected or chosen to lead the group who governs a town or city
30
LanternA lamp with a transparent case protecting the flame or electric bulb and typically having a handle by which it may be carried or hung
31
Mast A tall upright post, spar, or other structure on a ship or boat, in sailing vessels, generally carrying a sail or sails
32
TossingTo move about from side to side or turn a lot in bed, especially because you cannot sleep
33
SlumberTo sleep
34
ThimbleA small metal or plastic cap with a closed end, worn to protect the finger and push the needle in sewing
35
Feverish In a manner that shows the symptoms of a fever
36
SteepleA church tower and spire
37
Monument A statue, building, or other structure is erected to commemorate a notable person or event
38
WitherOf a plant become dry and shrivelled
39
PlaywrightA person who writes plays or drama
40
JewellerA person or company that makes or sells jewels or jewellery
41
GarretA very small, uncomfortable room at the top of a house
42
FirewoodWood that is burnt as fuel
43
AdmirerSomeone who admires someone or something
44
SailorA person whose job it is to work as a member of the crew of a commercial or naval ship or boat, especially one who is below the rank of officer
45
DartMove or run somewhere suddenly or rapidly
46
Flutter Of a bird or other winged creature fly unsteadily or hover by flapping the wings quickly and lightly
47
Palm A tree that grows in hot countries and has a tall trunk with a mass of long pointed leaves at the top
48
Pluck Take hold of something and quickly remove it from its place especially of a bird rush downwards through the air
49
Swoop To slide without intending to
50
Slip To go somewhere or put something somewhere quickly, often so that you are not noticed
51
Marvellous Causing great wonder; extraordinary
52
MiseryGreat unhappiness
53
Merry Cheerful and lively
54
Hungry Feeling or showing the need for food
55
Mystery Something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain
56
Dull Lacking interest or excitement
57
FrostA deposit of small white ice crystals formed on the ground or other surfaces when the temperature falls below freezing
58
Snow Atmospheric water vapour frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer
59
Skate A special boot with a thin metal bar attached to the bottom that you wear to move quickly on ice, or a boot with four small wheels fixed to the bottom so that you can move over a hard surface
60
ScarletOf a brilliant red colour
61
FeetThe lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person stands or walks
62
Crack A line on the surface of something along which it has split without breaking apart
63
Dreadful Causing or involving great suffering, fear, or unhappiness; extremely bad or serious
64
ShabbyIn poor condition through long use or lack of care
65
Heap An untidy collection of objects placed haphazardly on top of each other
66
FurnaceAn enclosed structure in which material can be heated to very high temperatures, for smelting metals
67
BeggarA poor person who lives by asking others for money or food