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Definition 1: one of a number of large stone statues with the body of a lion and the head of a man that were built by the ancient Egyptians - [noun denoting artifact]

(sphinx is a kind of ...) a sculpture representing a human or animal

Definition 2: (Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon - [noun denoting person]

(sphinx is a kind of ...) a monster renowned in folklore and myth

(sphinx belongs to category ...) the mythology of the ancient Greeks

Definition 3: an inscrutable person who keeps his thoughts and intentions secret - [noun denoting person]

(sphinx is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

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