Despite its fatalistic title, which suggests divine retribution, nemesis is a realistic novel, not a parable.
And that wasn't even the first time Franco had put a nemesis on Twitter blast.
He was also called “Voldemort,” after the nemesis of Harry Potter.
Another Rumsfeld nemesis, as painted in these pages, was Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage.
A number of reporters and bloggers have tirelessly catalogued all this mendacity, particularly Palin nemesis Andrew Sullivan.
"Not by a long shot," said nemesis, or words to that effect.
No, it was nemesis; it was anything you want to call it, but it was not an accident.
Never had the avenging hand of nemesis, though long-delayed, fallen with more precise and terrible justice.
She has been standing directly between Cora and her nemesis.
That the career of Macbeth is an example of nemesis needs only to be stated.
1570s, Nemesis, "Greek goddess of vengeance, personification of divine wrath," from Greek nemesis "just indignation, righteous anger," literally "distribution" (of what is due), related to nemein "distribute, allot, apportion one's due," from PIE root *nem- "to divide, distribute, allot, to take" (cf. Old English, Gothic niman "to take," German nehmen; see nimble). With a lower-case -n-, in the sense of "retributive justice," attested from 1590s. General sense of "anything by which it seems one must be defeated" is 20c.
In classical mythology, the Greek goddess of vengeance.
Note: By extension, a “nemesis” is an avenger. One's nemesis is that which will bring on one's destruction or downfall.