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Nemesis
as in:  the goddess


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.
  Greek mythology:  the goddess of divine vengeance and punishment — especially against those with excessive pride
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  • 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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Associated words [difficulty]:   Nemesis [6] , centaur [2] , Hercules [3] , Medusa [4] , Pandora [4] , Cyclops [5] , Oedipus [5] , Titans [5] , Cassandra [6] , Midas [6] , Pegasus [6] , Adonis [7] , Agamemnon [7] , Hera [7] , Hydra [7] , Minotaur [7] , Sisyphus [7] , Orpheus [8] , Cerberus [9] , Daedalus [9] , Pan [9]
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