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potato
an erect American herb widely cultivated for its thick starchy edible underground tubers
chinchilla
a South American rodent that is the size of a large squirrel (bred in captivity for its very soft fur of a pearly gray color)
llama
wild domesticated South American hoofed mammals that are related to camels but smaller and without a hump
alpaca
a mammal with fine long woolly hair domesticated in Peru and related to the llama
chocolate
a food prepared from ground roasted cacao beans
cacao
the dried beans of the cacao tree from which cocoa and chocolate are made
vicuna
a wild cud-chewing animal of the Andes that is related to the domesticated llama and alpaca
chili pepper
an often thin-walled and small pepper with a sharp or biting taste
grueling
requiring extreme effort
muskets
a muzzle-loading firearm that was once used by soldiers
lavish
spending or giving more than is necessary
execute
-to put to death according to a legal order
-to establish <to put into effect
smallpox
a deadly disease that is caused by a virus and characterized by fever and a rash
alliance
-a union between persons, families, or parties
-a union between nations for assistance and protection
barricade
a barrier usually made in a hurry for protection against attack or for blocking the way
surrender
to give over to the power, control, or possession of another especially by force
astrologer
a person who the studies the supposed influences of the stars on human affairs
rosary
a string of beads used in counting prayers of the Roman Catholic rosary
slogan
a word or phrase used to attract attention or call to battle
precinct
an administrative district especially of a town or city
forced labor
to make a person do something by the force without choice
overlord
an absolute or supreme ruler (one over other lords)
doubloons
an old gold coin of Spain and Spanish America