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  • Then he discovered the annex to the party.
  • He thought of taking her to the "ladies’ annex" of the Athletic Club, but that was too dangerous.

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  • I just mean: I’ve known and you’ve known many and many a case of perjury, just to annex some rotten little piece of real estate, and here where it’s a case of saving Paul from going to prison, I’d perjure myself black in the face."

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as in: annexed the community Define
to take territory -- such as a city making land outside of it a part of the city
as in: annex of the main building Define
an addition that extends a main building or: to attach something -- especially to something larger or more important
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