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annex
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The Giver
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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
  • Jonas nodded, waved to her, and headed around the building toward the Annex, a small wing attached to the back.
    p.72.7
  • Go immediately at the end of school hours each day to the Annex entrance behind the House of the Old and present yourself to the attendant.
    p.68.5

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  • The Annex was very ordinary, its door unremarkable.
    p.72.9
  • One part of his consciousness knew that he was still lying there, on the bed, in the Annex room.
    p.81.1
  • There was no way to describe to his friends what he had experienced there in the Annex room.
    p.89.6
  • Frowning, Jonas walked toward the Annex.
    p.91.2
  • Since the first day in the Annex room, they had together disregarded the rules about rudeness, and Jonas felt comfortable with that now.
    p.105.2
  • Then, suddenly, he was in the Annex room again, writhing on the bed.
    p.109.4
  • Jonas entered the Annex room and realized immediately that it was a day when he would be sent away.
    p.118.0
  • He returned each day to the Annex room.
    p.121.5

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  • He had rehearsed them in his mind all the way home from the Annex.
    p.127.1
  • Then he would make his way through the darkness, on foot, silently, to the Annex.
    p.159.4
  • Beyond the Plaza he could see the House of the Old, with the Annex behind it, outlined against the night sky.
    p.163.6

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  • The YMCA added an annex where younger children can play.
  • Their display is in the annex to the main convention hall.

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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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