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Tantalus

Tan·ta·lus

Tantalus

 
pronunciation:
taen t ls
part of speech: noun
definition: in Greek mythology, a king who deceived the gods and was condemned in Hades to stand in water that receded when he tried to drink it and was tempted with unreachable fruit hanging over his head.