What does the word nemesis mean?

Usage examples for nemesis

  1. Like a Nemesis it followed them relentlessly. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  2. However some Nemesis overtook him, as it does a too successful athlete just at the termination of his course. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  3. It was on a Sunday morning that Nemesis attended to Jim's case. – Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters by Henry Wallace Phillips
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