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Noun: Sisyphus  si-su-fus
  1. (Greek legend) a king in ancient Greece who offended Zeus and whose punishment was to roll a huge boulder to the top of a steep hill; each time the boulder neared the top it rolled back down and Sisyphus was forced to start again

Type of: mythical being

Encyclopedia: Sisyphus