Nemesis - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈneməsɪs|
Brit.  |ˈnɛmɪsɪs|

noun

- (Greek mythology) the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance (syn: nemesis)
- something causing misery or death (syn: bane, curse, nemesis, scourge)

Examples

He will be playing his old nemesis for the championship.

...Batman is the Joker's main nemesis and always foils his wicked plots....

He evades nemesis and leaves the city.

This was the nemesis for hubris.

Achilles' behaviour aroused divine nemesis.

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