An example of a nemesis is Lex Luther to Superman.
To follow the proposed course of action is to invite nemesis.
Uncritical trust is my nemesis.
Origin of nemesis
- Greek retribution, the goddess Nemesis from nemein to allot nem- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ÎÎÎ¼ÎµÏƒÎ¹Ï‚ (Nemesis).
- From the Greek goddess of retribution Nemesis.