Theory:

Meanings of difficult words:
 
No.
Words
Meanings
1
voyagea long journey involving travel by sea
2
dramaticallyto a strikingly large extent
3
violentrough and powerful
4
off coursenot following the intended route
5
crewa group of people who work together, esp. on a ship, aircraft etc.
6
overturnedtip over so that something is upside down
7
exhaustedvery tired
8
terrifiedfeel extreme fear
9
puzzledunable to understand
10
pegsa short pin or clip
11
quiveran archer's portable case for holding arrows
12
startledfeeling sudden shock
13
gesturesmovement of hand/head to express ideas, to show signs
14
draughta drink or drug intended to induce sleep
15
half-pikea weapon with a short shaft
16
carnivala festival involving processions, music, dance
17
amusementthe state of being funny or entertained
18
lodgedresided, stayed
19
disusedno longer being used
20
giddyfeeling dizzy, about to faint
21
hailedpraised enthusiastically