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noun as in disk

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If one of the other guests had opened their door that afternoon while I was running by, I would have been sent flying like a discus off the ceiling.

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Press won gold in the shot put and silver in the discus at the 1960 Rome Olympics, and gold in both events at the 1964 Tokyo Games.

So far as I know, no one has ever done this to an Olympic discus thrower.

Jeremy Hunt has introduced a new sport to the Games, to go with the discus, shot put, javelin.

The Apollo and the Discobolus are engaged in the same purpose—the one watching the effect of his arrow, the other of his discus.

Who shall meet the helméd Arjun in the gory field of war, Krishna with his fiery discus mounted on his battle-car?

It was not till the discus throw that the Scout team suffered an overwhelming reverse.

And after the town of Saubha had fallen, the discus came back into my hands.

The discus then cleft Salwa in twain who in that fierce conflict was at the point of hurling a heavy mace.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discus, such as: disc, plate, platter, circle, dish, and flan.

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