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Theory:

Meaning of difficult words from the lesson "Weathering the Storm in Ersama":
  
S.No
Words
Meaning
1.
Menacing Likely to cause danger
2.
Fury Extreme anger
3.
Incessant Never stopping
4.
Uproot To pull out a tree or a plant out of ground
5.
Crash To hit something
6.
SwirlTo move around quickly in a circle
7.
MortarA cement, sand, and water combination used in construction to hold bricks and stones together
8.
Devastation Great destruction or damage
9.
Velocity The speed of something in a particular direction
10.
WroughtCaused something to happen
11.
SurgeA sudden and great increase
12.
RefugeProtection or shelter from danger
13.
GlimpseA brief look at someone or something
14.
Raging Very strong or powerful
15.
CarcassDead body of an animal
16.
CorpseRefers to a dead body of a human
17.
DisguiseTo change the appearance
18.
Trapped In a dangerous or bad situation
19.
FlashTo come into your mind suddenly
20.
BereaveHaving lost a relative who has recently died
21.
CeaseTo stop
22.
RecedeTo move away or disappear
23.
SeekTo try to find somebody or something
24.
SturdyStrong and not easily breakable
25.
Equipped Having the necessary tools, equipment, etc. that is needed for a particular purpose
26.
Ahead ofIn front of
27.
ProgressMovement forward
28.
WadeTo walk through water
29.
Witness To see something happening
30.
RemnantA small piece of something that is left from a original piece
31.
CatastropheA sudden event that causes great destruction
32.
OutstretchedSpread out as far as possible
33.
BatteredHurt or damaged
34.
MotleyRefers to many different types of people or things
35.
GriefVery great sadness
36.
TumultA loud noise produced by a large crowd of people
37.
SurviveTo continue to live
38.
Pressurise To persuade somebody to do something
39.
Delegation A group of people chosen to speak or take decisions for a large group of people
40.
TriumphantlyIn a way that shows happiness at an achievement
41.
ReluctantUnwilling to do something
42.
FilthRefers to an unpleasant dirt
43.
WoundAn injury to part of the body
44.
Orphan A child whose parents are dead
45.
DeputeTo ask someone to act or speak
46.
MobiliseTo organise or prepare a group of people for something
47.
SecureLikely to continue and not fail
48.
PersuadeTo convince someone to do or believe something 
49.
MacabreUnpleasant and strange because connected with death and frightening things
50.
BrimTo be full of something
51.
ResistTo oppose or fight against something
52.
StigmaNegative feelings that people have about something