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synonyms for nemesis

  • adversary
  • affliction
  • curse
  • infliction
  • opponent
  • plague
  • rival
  • ruination
  • scourge
  • torment
  • bête noire
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antonyms for nemesis

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  • advantage
  • associate
  • happiness
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How to use nemesis in a sentence

After years of doing well, my nemesis had returned, hovering near me, looking for a way in.
CORONAVIRUS IS TESTING THOSE OF US WITH ANXIETY. WE NEED TO HAVE MENTAL HEALTH HELP AVAILABLE WHEN THE PANDEMIC ENDS.SARAH VANDER SCHAAFFJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
OUR GUIDE TO THE NFL’S WIDE-OPEN WILD-CARD WEEKENDNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 6, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Because Washington lives by the pressure created by its four defensive linemen, quick-release quarterbacks are, in theory, its nemesis.
PITTSBURGH’S MISSHAPEN SCHEDULE HAS OFFERED WASHINGTON A LUCKY BREAK — AND A CHANCETHOMAS M. BOSWELLDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
‘EDDIE’S BOY,’ BY THOMAS PERRY, CONTINUES THE SAGA OF A RETIRED HIT MAN WHO CAN’T ESCAPE HIS PASTBILL SHEEHANNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Launched by a former Google engineer in 2011 to share GIFs, Kuaishou has evolved into a nemesis of Douyin, TikTok’s sister in China.
CHINA’S CASH-BURNING VIDEO SECTOR: HOW KUAISHOU LOST $1B IN 6 MONTHSRITA LIAONOVEMBER 6, 2020TECHCRUNCH
We have swift reward and punishment—no hateful things called Nemesis.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Then, as though grown weary of the idyllic romance she was composing, Fortune donned the tragic robes of Nemesis.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
What was the tragic destiny that hung over them—the Nemesis that gripped them, and forced them to take such a chance?
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
When off the island of Moora the Nemesis came suddenly upon a fleet of eleven pirate boats, pursuing a trading prahu.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The Nemesis chased the pirates to the shore, who drew up in line along the beach.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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WORDS RELATED TO NEMESIS

  • adversary
  • antagonist
  • archfoe
  • foe
  • nemesis
  • opponent
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.