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A long-standing rival
“But, true to form, the Chicago insurance executive had some parting shots for his long-time nemesis.”
One who inflicts punishment vengefully
“Cargill conjectures that Hawthorne believed that this act was punishment meted out to him by a vengeful nemesis.”
The downfall or ruination of someone or something, or that which causes it
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“It was the beginning of the end. The debacle, as it turned out, would be his ultimate nemesis.”
A cause of great distress or misfortune
“He told me of his regrets, how alcohol was his nemesis, but he was now reformed.”
Justice delivered in a retributive manner
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“And as any student of Greek tragedy knows, the presence of hubris usually means that nemesis, the righteous retribution of the Gods, is not far behind.”
A person or thing that brings bad luck
The future destined for a person or thing
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