Catapult: a device in which something is hurled for a far distance; The warriors launched rocks from a catapult towards their enemy.

Epidemic: a widespread disease in a particular time; Rumors are flying through town about an epidemic from the hospital.

Violate: to break or fail to follow a rule; Students these days may take the chance to violate a rule.

Ordinance: a piece of legislation; The Land Ordinance of 1785 and 1787 established rules for settling new lands and creating new states.

Foe: an enemy, opponent; Are they the foe of the game?

Tyranny: cruel and oppressive government or rule; The tyranny was very cruel to their people and didn’t treat them right.