Theory:

Meanings of the difficult words from the lesson "The Last Leaf":
  
 
S.No
Words
Meanings
1
ArtistA person who creates paintings or drawings as a profession or hobby
2
Ladder Two upright lengths of wood, metal, or rope, used for climbing up or down something
3
Storey A level of a building
4
Ill Not feeling well or suffering from a disease
   5PneumoniaAn infection of the air sacs in one or both the lungs characterised by severe cough with fever and breathing difficulty
6
Gazing To look at something or someone for a long time, especially in surprise or admiration, or because you are thinking about something else
7
WorryUnhappy because you are thinking about problems or unpleasant things that might happen
8
Aside To one side; out of the way
9
MedicineA substance, especially in the form of a liquid or a pill, that is a treatment for illness or injury
10
Interest The feeling of wanting to know or learn about something or someone
11
FashionA popular or the latest style of clothing, hair, decoration, or behaviour
12
Whistle Emit a clear, high-pitched sound by forcing breath through a small hole between one's lips or teeth
13
Whisper Speak very softly using one's breath rather than one's throat
14
BackwardIn reverse of the usual direction or order
15
Shedding Of a tree or other plant allow leaves or fruit to fall to the ground
16
Anxious In a manner resulting from or revealing anxiety
17
Creeper Any plant that grows along the ground, around another plant, or up a wall using extending stems or branches
18
IvyA woody evergreen Eurasian climbing plant, typically having shiny, dark green five-pointed leaves
19
AutumnThe season of the year between summer and winter, lasting from September to November north of the equator and from March to May south of the equator, when fruits and crops become ready to eat and are picked, and leaves fall
20
FinalityThe quality of being finished and therefore not able to be changed
21
NonsenseSpoken or written words that have no meaning or make no sense
22
Confident Being sure of your abilities or having trust in people, plans, or the future
23
SoupA usually hot, liquid food made from vegetables, meat, or fish
24
Curtain A piece of material, especially cloth, that hangs across a window or opening to make a room or part of a room dark or private
25
Promise A declaration or assurance that one will do something or that a particular thing will happen
26
RushA situation in which you have to hurry or move somewhere quickly
27
MasterpieceA work of art such as a painting, film, or book that is made with great skill
28
TemperatureThe measured amount of heat in a place or in the body
29
TiptoeWalk quietly and carefully with one's heels raised and one's weight on the balls of the feet
30
PeepLook quickly and furtively at something, especially through a narrow opening
31
WindowAn opening in the wall or roof of a building or vehicle, fitted with glass in a frame to admit light or air and allow people to see out
32
Storm A violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow
33
Fierce Strong and powerful
34
ReluctantIn an unwilling and hesitant way
35
Feeble voiceIn a weak tone or low voice
36
Cling To stick onto or hold something or someone tightly
37
Depress Unhappy and without hope
38
GloomyNot expecting or believing anything good in a situation
39
CombA strip of plastic, wood, or metal with a row of long, narrow parts along one side, which is used to arrange or hold the hair
40
Examine To look at or consider a person or thing carefully and in detail to discover something about them
41
Recover Return to a normal state of health, mind, or strength
42
AfraidFeeling fear or anxiety; frightened
43
Patient A person who is receiving medical care, esp. in a hospital, or who is cared for by a particular doctor or dentist when necessary
44
Janitor A person whose job is to look after a building
45
ShiverShaking slightly and uncontrollably as a result of being cold, frightened, or excited
46
BrushAn object with short pieces of stiff hair, plastic, or wire attached to a base or handle, used for cleaning, arranging your hair, or painting