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Noun: nemesis (nemeses)  ne-mi-sis
  1. Something causing misery or death
    "the nemesis of my life";
    - bane, curse, scourge
Noun: Nemesis  ne-mi-sis
  1. (Greek mythology) the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance

Derived forms: nemeses

Type of: affliction, Greek deity

Encyclopedia: Nemesis, What Lies Beneath?