The flowers smiled up at the sun.

Meaning: This sentence uses personification to give human qualities to flowers, describing them as smiling up at the sun.

Choice of Words: Flowers are plants with brightly colored petals. Smiled means to show happiness or pleasure by turning up the corners of the mouth. Up means in a higher position. Sun refers to the star at the center of our solar system. When you put them together, it means the flowers appeared to be happy and cheerful as they faced the sun.

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