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bane — as in:  bane of my existence

"Since our country’s birth, the rebel forces have been the bane of our society.
Kiera Cass  --  The One
something that causes misery

More rarely and archaically, "bane" references a poison — often in combination with a plant name such as Wolfsbane.
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