Theory:

Meanings of difficult words from the poem "The Poem of Adventure":
 
Numbers
Word
Meanings
1.
Embrace Hold.
2.
Bounce Rebound.
3.
LanceSpear.
4.
Armour Armour plate or covering.
5.
ChivalryKnights or Noblemen.
6.
Abated Subside.
7.
YoreA long time ago.
8.
Defying Refuse to obey.
9.
Legacy Inheritance.
10.
ExploitsMake full use of.
11.
AdroitAgile.
12.
EsteemAdmire.
13.
ImpressionsAn idea or feeling.