Theory:

Meanings of the difficult words from the play "The Jungle Book":
 
Sl. No.
Words
Meanings
1
Seeonee Hills
Originally written as Seoni hills, the hills are located in Madhya Pradesh
2
JungleA tropical forest in which trees and plants grow very closely together
3
SceneA part of a play or film in which the action stays in one place for a continuous period of time
4
RiseCome or go up
5
Utter
Very great or to the largest degree possible
6
Paw
The foot of an animal that has claws or nails, such as a cat, dog, or bear
7
TumbleTo fall quickly and without control
8
SquealTo make a long, very high sound or cry
9
MouthThe opening of something, like a hole or cave
10
AugrhAn expression to show irritation, anger, or disappointment
11
Spring
To move quickly and suddenly towards a particular place
12
WhineAn unpleasant high sound or voice; also, to make a high, complaining sound
13
ChiefHighest in rank
14
NobleBelonging to a high social rank in a society, especially by birth
15
Stiff tone
A tone that is strict or severe
16
Mean
Of low birth or social class
17
FeastA special or a large meal
18
MealThe food served and eaten
19
RejoiceTo feel or show great joy
20
Mischief
Misbehaviour causing harm or trouble to someone
21
Spiteful
Ill will and having the desire to bring harm to someone
22
Hunting Grounds
A place used or suitable for hunting
23
For the next moon
When a new moon appears; here, until the end of the month
24
Big CatsA group of large members of the cat family, including the lion, tiger, leopard, jaguar, and snow leopard
25
Waingunga River
Wainganga river; located in the hills called Mahadeo in Madhya Pradesh
26
RightA moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
27
QuartersBe stationed or lodged in a specified place, like a house
28
Due
Rightful treatment
29
FrightenMake someone afraid or anxious
30
GameWild animals and birds that are hunted for food or sport
31
Head (of a game)A person or animal when considered as a unit
32
Mile
A unit of distance equal to 1,760 yards or 1.6 kilometres
33
Lungri
Lame or crippled (Hindi word)
34
Lame
Not able to walk correctly because of physical injury to or weakness in the legs or feet
35
CattleLarge farm animals kept for their milk or meat such as cows and bulls
36
ScourTo search a place or thing very carefully in order to try to find something
37
ValleyA low area of land between hills or mountains, typically with a river or stream flowing through it
38
BuckA male animal especially a deer or an antelope
39
BullockA young bull
40
Hush
Asking or telling someone to be quiet
41
Humming
The act of singing with closed lips
42
PurrA low vibrating sound (of a cat) which generally means that the animal is happy
43
Every quarter of the compass
From all directions: east, west, north, and south; a compass is divided into four quarters with each representing a direction
44
BewilderCause someone to become confused
45
WoodcutterA person who cuts down trees or branches
46
GypsiesPeople who travel from place to place rather than living in one place
47
BeetleAn insect with a hard covering to its body
48
ForbidRefuse to allow something
49
Beast     An animal, especially a large or wild one
50
Hunting grounds
A place where animals hunt for their food
51
Pack      
A group of animals, such as dogs and wolves, that live and/or hunt together
52
Tribe
A group of people (or animals), often of related families, who live in the same area and share the same language, culture, and/or history
53
Rockets     A weapon that is capable of moving fast and can be aimed from a distance 
54
TorchA long stick with burning material at one end, used to provide light or to set things on fire
55
Defenceless     Weak and unable to defend themselves properly
56
MangyDirty, sick, and uncared for
57
Full-throatedIn a loud voice; at the top of one's voice
58
Howl
A long and loud sound made by animals
59
PaceThe speed at which something happens or is done
60
Muttering To speak very quietly so that one cannot easily be heard, often because they are complaining about something
61
Mumbling    To speak in a quiet and unclear way
62
TumbleTo fall with a rolling or bouncing movement
63
ScrubLand covered with shrubby or small plants
64
CampfireAn outside fire, made and used by people who are staying outside or in tents
65
GruntTo make a short, low sound instead of speaking, usually because of anger or pain
66
TwitchingA sudden small, usually unintentional, movement of a part of the body
67
Assuredly Used to express the speaker's certainty that something is true; without a doubt
68
LairA place where a wild animal, especially a fierce or dangerous one, lives
69
RustledThe sound made by the movement of things such as leaves or paper
70
LeapTo make a large jump or sudden movement, usually from one place to another
71
CheckedTo prevent something from increasing or continuing
72
SpringTo move or jump quickly and suddenly towards a particular place
73
Checked in mid-springTo stop in the middle of a jump
74
BoundTo move quickly with large jumping movements
75
Shot up To grow or rise rapidly
76
SnapTo say something suddenly in an angry way
77
AccustomedTo become familiar with something
78
JawsThe mouth, including the teeth
79
HaunchesOne of the back legs of an animal with four legs
80
Warm hideThe skin of a large animal
81
BoastTo talk about something in a proud manner
82
Mouth of the caveCave entrance
83
ThrustTo push suddenly and strongly
84
SqueakingTo make a short, very high cry or sound
85
My LordA lord is someone who has a lot of power in a particular area; 'my lord' is a respectful form of address used to nobleman or to people holding the highest ranks
86
QuarryAn animal, bird, or fish that is hunted, especially by other animals; prey
87
FuriousExtremely angry
88
Narrow Having a small distance from one side to the other, especially in comparison with the length
89
ForepawsThe front feet of most land mammals
90
Cramped Not big enough for the people or things in it
91
For want of roomIn need of space
92
BarrelA large, round container for storing liquids or food
93
Free peopleA democratic setup where people (or animals) are not controlled by an outside force; here, the wolves are not ruled by the other greater beasts like tiger, but rather by the head of the pack 
94
Striped cattle-killerReference to the tiger (as a mockery); 'Stripped' refers to the appearance (the black lines found on the tiger skin), and 'cattle-killer' describes the tiger's hunting style
95
Roar To make a long, loud, deep sound
96
Shook herself clear ofFreed herself from
97
Blazing To burn brightly and strongly (here due to anger)
98
DemonSomeone who is devilish, strong, and dangerous
99
Fair fightA respectful, structured way of confronting each other; a fight that is done according to the rules
100
Fight to the deathRefers to a situation where one is willing do anything to achieve or protect something, even if they suffer as a consequence
101
Backed out To withdraw from an agreement, etc
102
GrowlingTo make a low noise usually because one is angry
103
YardA piece of land
104
Fostering To take care of a child as if it were your own
105
Panting Breathing with short, quick breaths
106
GravelyIn a serious or solemn manner
107
GaspsTo catch one's breath with an open mouth, due to pain or astonishment
108
BabesLittle ones or babies
109
Lame Unable to walk without difficulty as the result of an injury or illness affecting the leg or foot
110
Butcher Someone who slaughters and cuts up animals for food, esp. in a violent manner