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Nemesis -- as in: the goddess
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as in: the goddess Define
Greek mythology: the goddess of divine vengeance and punishment -- especially against those with excessive pride
  • It was Nemesis who condemned the vain Narcissus to spend the rest of his days admiring his own reflection in the waters of a pool.
  • ...he thought about the warning from Nemesis, the revenge goddess: You will not find a place among your brethren.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • He was starting to think Nemesis was right.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • He remembered how the goddess Nemesis had appeared as his Aunt Rosa, the person Leo most resented and wanted revenge on.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus

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  • He wondered if Nemesis was around here somewhere, watching to see what Leo would do.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
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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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