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nemesis
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Catch-22
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  • Intuition warned him that he was drawing close to some immense and inscrutable cosmic climax, and his broad, meaty, towering frame tingled from head to toe at the thought that Yossarian, whoever he would eventually turn out to be, was destined to serve as his nemesis.

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as in: she is my nemesis Define
an opponent or challenge that has long been hard to defeat
as in: the goddess Define
Greek mythology: the goddess of divine vengeance and punishment -- especially against those with excessive pride
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