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  1. Louisiana Purchase territory in the western United States purchased from France in 1803 for $15 million; extends from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada
  2. Asparagus setaceous a fernlike plant native to South Africa
  3. upper-case letter one of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in writing or printing proper names and sometimes for emphasis
  4. anarchist an advocate of the abolition of governments
  5. cinnabar chanterelle mushroom with a distinctive pink to vermillion fruiting body
  6. genus Lagorchestes hare wallabies
  7. orchestra a musical organization consisting of instrumentalists
  8. Sagebrush State a state in the southwestern United States
  9. chestnut-bark disease a disease of American chestnut trees
  10. hypercoaster a roller coaster that goes up 200 feet or higher and can catapult riders from 0 to 70 mph in 4 seconds by motors originally designed to launch rockets
  11. Irish setter an Irish breed with a chestnut-brown or mahogany-red coat
  12. anarchistic of or related to anarchism or tending toward anarchism
  13. Elwyn Brooks White United States writer noted for his humorous essays
  14. purchase order a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
  15. stock purchase plan an organized plan for employees of a company to buy shares of its stock
  16. juniperic acid a crystalline acid found in the exudations of some conifers
  17. sprechstimme a style of dramatic vocalization between singing and speaking
  18. Hirschsprung's disease congenital condition in which the colon does not have the normal network of nerves; there is little urge to defecate so the feces accumulate and cause megacolon
  19. contagious disease any disease easily transmitted by contact
  20. stock-purchase warrant a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price