Damocles

What is Damocles?

Damocles definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun
a flatterer who, having extolled the happiness of Dionysius, tyrant of Syracuse, was seated at a banquet with a sword suspended over his head by a single hair to show him the perilous nature of that happiness.

 

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