Sentence Examples


  • Even the tiny rose petal lips looked pale.
  • There were hundreds, maybe thousands, of cheerfully clothed giants and models lining a petal-strewn pathway.
  • Axillary or terminal spikes; they have four stamens, which bear at the back four small herbaceous petal-like structures, and four free carpels, which ripen to form four small green fleshy fruits, each containing one seed within a hard inner coat;.
  • He learned that suffering and freedom have their limits and that those limits are very near together; that the person in a bed of roses with one crumpled petal suffered as keenly as he now, sleeping on the bare damp earth with one side growing chilled while the other was warming; and that when he had put on tight dancing shoes he had suffered just as he did now when he walked with bare feet that were covered with sores--his footgear having long since fallen to pieces.
  • A number of methods are used to delay petal abscission artificially, including the use of chemicals.

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