Example sentences for: discus

How can you use “discus” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Sports are still avidly followed, though today it’s more likely to be football, not a discus throw, that excites the emotions.

  • Vishnu, a four-armed god with mace, conch, discus, and lotus, has many incarnations, of which the most famous is Krishna, who appears as conquering hero, flute-playing lover, or mischievous baby.

  • The top looks somewhat like a discus, made of hardwood with a steel knob of spike in the center and a lead rim.

  • The hero Perseus, somehow conceived in that metallic torrent, accidentally felled his grandfather Acrisius with a discus.

  • An errant discus, as it happens, also killed Apollo's lover Hyacinth.

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