Theory:

Meanings of difficult words from the lesson "Naya - The Home of Chitrakaars":
  
No.
Words
Meanings
1
quaintattractively unusual or old-fashioned
2
lyricista person who writes the words to a popular song or musical
3
scrollthick sheet of paper made from plant or animal skin
4
folklorethe traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth
5
contemporarybelonging to or occurring in the present
6
lampblacka black pigment made from black powder which rises in the smoke from a fire
7
sapthe fluid which circulates in a plant, consisting of water with dissolved sugars and mineral salts
8
infanticideintentional killing of infants
9
traffickingdealing or trading in something illegal
10
initiativean act or strategy intended to resolve a difficulty or improve a situation
11
motifa decorative image or design, especially a repeated one forming a pattern
12
courtyardan unroofed area that is completely or partially enclosed by walls or buildings
13
hamleta small settlement, generally one smaller than a village
14
hubthe effective centre of an activity, region, or network