SUNFLOWER in a Sentence

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For SUNFLOWER, below is one of 9 sentences:
I believe that botanists do not confirm Fuchs's story, but insist that the sunflower was native to those plains.

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 Meanings and Examples of SUNFLOWER
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
sunflower
 n.  plant having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
Classic Sentence:
1  The next summer, when the long trains of wagons came through with all the women and children, they had the sunflower trail to follow.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
2  I believe that botanists do not confirm Fuchs's story, but insist that the sunflower was native to those plains.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
3  As Alpatych was driving out of the gate he saw some ten soldiers in Ferapontov's open shop, talking loudly and filling their bags and knapsacks with flour and sunflower seeds.
War and Peace 4 By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER IV
4  And all along it, wherever it looped or ran, the sunflowers grew; some of them were as big as little trees, with great rough leaves and many branches which bore dozens of blossoms.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
5  Within a week all the blooming roads had been despoiled, hundreds of miles of yellow sunflowers had been transformed into brown, rattling, burry stalks.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: VII
Example Sentence:
1  You would sow the ground with sunflower seeds.
2  The houses had little gardens around them, I only saw a sunflower.
3  I've tried my last bit of energy, just as you bloomed sunflower smile.
4  Even without the sun, sunflower can still smile.