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English noun: Nemesis

1. Nemesis (person) (Greek mythology) the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance

Instance hypernymGreek deity

Domain categoryGreek mythology

2. nemesis (state) something causing misery or death

SamplesThe bane of my life.

Synonymsbane, curse, scourge

Broader (hypernym)affliction

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