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- adj. variation of Sisyphean
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I would say that my quest for physical fitness is Sisyphusean, but Sisyphus actually pushed a giant boulder up a hill, which, if you take a look at my biceps, is obviously not something I can claim.
One is forced to consider the author, heroically pitting himself against the Sisyphusean sentence.
A review of the work, titled All Work And No Play Makes Jack A Dull Boy, said: One is forced to consider the author, heroically pitting himself against the Sisyphusean sentence.
He faces a bit more Sisyphusean job than does Press.
In the QuintDen, Isabel continues her Sisyphusean task, trying to keep the hopeless baby alive.
He's included a spoof review from the blog OverThinkingIt. com on the book's back jacket, which compares it to "the best of Beckett" in its "lack of forward momentum", and considers the struggles of the author, "heroically pitting himself against the Sisyphusean sentence".
I think they essentially ended up removing it brick-by-brick, which sounds like a Sisyphusean task if I’ve ever heard of one.
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