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annexation of texas

annexation
the formal act of acquiring something (especially territory) by conquest or occupation
annex
an addition that extends a main building
Texas
the second largest state
out-of-the-box thinking
thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions
out-of-bounds
outside the foul lines
jewels-of-opar
erect plant with tuberous roots and terminal panicles of red to yellow flowers
pride-of-India
tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits
pellitory-of-the-wall
herb that grows in crevices having long narrow leaves and small pink apetalous flowers
fair-maids-of-France
rosette-forming perennial having compact panicles of white flowers
annexe
an addition that extends a main building
crown-of-the-field
European annual having large trumpet-shaped reddish-purple flowers and poisonous seed
out-of-door
located, suited for, or taking place in the open air
matter-of-fact
concerned with practical matters
man-of-the-earth
long-rooted morning glory of western United States
Portuguese man-of-war
large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles
out-of-the-way
out of the ordinary
unthought-of
so unexpected as to have not been imagined
offing
the near or foreseeable future
man-of-war
large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles
Prince-of-Wales fern
New Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks
point-of-sale
of or relating to or being the location where something is purchased
Prince-of-Wales feather
New Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks
tug-of-war
a contest in which teams pull of opposite ends of a rope
Prince-of-Wales plume
New Zealand with pinnate fronds and a densely woolly stalks
cream-of-tartar tree
Australian tree having an agreeably acid fruit that resembles a gourd
left-of-center
believing in or supporting tenets of the political left
mother-of-pearl
the iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell
spur-of-the-moment
in response to an unforeseen need
lady-of-the-night
West Indian shrub with fragrant showy yellowish-white flowers
out-of-court settlement
resolution of a dispute prior to the rendering of a final decision by the trial court
hen-of-the-woods
large grayish-brown edible fungus forming a mass of overlapping caps that somewhat resembles a hen at the base of trees
full-of-the-moon
the time when the moon is fully illuminated
well-thought-of
receiving deferential regard
out-of-doors
where the air is unconfined
annexal
of or pertaining to adnexa
man-of-the-earth
tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root
state-of-the-art
the highest level of development at a particular time (especially the present time)
light-of-love
a woman inconstant in love
old-man-of-the-woods
edible mild-tasting mushroom found in coniferous woodlands of eastern North America
going-out-of-business sale
a sale of all the tangible assets of a business that is about to close
marvel-of-Peru
common garden plant of North America having fragrant red or purple or yellow or white flowers that open in late afternoon
ticket-of-leave
a permit formerly given to convicts allowing them to leave prison under specific restrictions
annex
take (territory) by conquest
mother-of-pearl cloud
a luminous iridescent cloud at a high altitude that may be seen when the sun is a few degrees below the horizon
out-of-the-way
improper or even offensive
annex
take illegally, as of territory
unheard-of
previously unknown
lily-of-the-valley tree
broad-leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers
cost-of-living benefit
a benefit that goes to anyone whose money receipts increase automatically as prices rise
pride-of-India
native to Asia, Australia, and East Indies, where it provides timber called pyinma
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