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potato
an erect American herb widely cultivated for its thick starchy edible underground tubers (a tuber is a short fleshy usually underground stem)
chinchilla
a South American rodent that is the size of a large squirrel and is widely bred in captivity for its very soft fur of a pearly gray color
llama
any of several wild and domesticated South American hoofed mammals that chew the cud and are related to the 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
a South American tree that bears small yellowish flowers followed by pods containing many beans or seeds
2 : the dried beans of the cacao tree are those 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--a pepper plant related to the potato that bears hot peppers
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 or 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 b : a union between nations for assistance and protection <enjoying a treaty>
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 by their positions in relation to each other
rosary
a Roman Catholic devotion consisting of meditation on usually five sacred mysteries during recitation of five decades of Hail Marys of which each is preceded by the Lord's Prayer and followed by the Gloria Patri (also a string of beads used to count the prayers)
slogan
a word or phrase used to attract attention or call to battle
precinct
an administrative district especially of a town or city <an electoral precinct>
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