Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ATHLETES

Then walked the athletes, their eyes burning with excitement.

Then we may assume that our athletes will be able to fight with two or three times their own number?

The fame of athletes, however, soon declines with their bodily powers.

The craving for sugar by growing children and athletes is natural.

But we were thin, and a little fine-drawn, like athletes somewhat overtrained.

Euripides considered these athletes an encumbrance on the State.

Look well to your shoe lacings, advised Holly to his crowd of athletes.

Athletes are not suited for marriage, neither are weaklings.

I have no fault to find with Hillton athletes on the score of unfairness.

The Codfish did not have his meals at the athletes' table but at a table nearby.