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noun as in bane


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After years of doing well, my nemesis had returned, hovering near me, looking for a way in.

In those contests, we saw Tennessee both jump out to a significant lead and overcome a significant deficit, so the Ravens have yet to quite crack the formula for defeating their nemesis.

Because Washington lives by the pressure created by its four defensive linemen, quick-release quarterbacks are, in theory, its nemesis.

With the occasional assistance of Elizabeth Waring, a Justice Department official who has served both as his nemesis and reluctant helper throughout the series, he must identify, locate and “neutralize” the anonymous forces ranged against him.

Launched by a former Google engineer in 2011 to share GIFs, Kuaishou has evolved into a nemesis of Douyin, TikTok’s sister in China.

He finally died in a drawn-out battle with his Irish mobster nemesis, John Morrissey.

The Third Reich met its nemesis as much here as it had—albeit in far greater numbers—at Stalingrad.

Neither her name nor her nemesis are among the slurred words I can make out.

The nemesis that emerges most potently is that of reality TV.

The site is provocative enough in the vegan world to earn its own digital arch-nemesis “30 Bananas A Day…Sucks!”

We have swift reward and punishment—no hateful things called Nemesis.

Then, as though grown weary of the idyllic romance she was composing, Fortune donned the tragic robes of Nemesis.

What was the tragic destiny that hung over them—the Nemesis that gripped them, and forced them to take such a chance?

When off the island of Moora the Nemesis came suddenly upon a fleet of eleven pirate boats, pursuing a trading prahu.

The Nemesis chased the pirates to the shore, who drew up in line along the beach.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nemesis, such as: adversary, affliction, curse, infliction, opponent, and plague.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.