nemeses nemeses

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (Greek mythology) the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance
  2. (n) something causing misery or death

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Headaches, heartaches, backaches, aching feet, fatigue, anxiety and those vague, burning pains in your legs at night--these are the nemeses of real doctors.
  2. So far, there's been little co-anything between these two longtime nemeses.
  3. Just as their nemeses in the Shi'ite militias seem to have weathered the storm of the American troop surge, the Sunni insurgency has proven resilient as well.

News

  • Rovio Partners With Hasbro For Even More Angry Birds Toys

    Anyone who has casually perused a toy store lately can attest that the Angry Birds brand has grown to become one of the largest current toy brands. The birds and their pig nemeses can be found on everything from plush …
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WebProNews

Quotes

  1. Lara, who had 11,953 Test runs to his name when he called it a day, added, "It will be good to finally have two of my nemeses in Shane and Glenn on the same team with me. It is going to be an exciting time, though, with all the other guys I have...
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Brian Lara Source: Sify

  2. "Based on his preseason, he's certainly in the equation as a guy we got to consider for the rotation," Carlisle said. "But in the last game, you saw some of the things that have been his nemeses - over-dribbling a little bit, turnovers, a...
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: Rick Carlisle Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. In Grand Rapids, Huckabee spoke to an enthusiastic crowd about his plan to replace federal taxes with a nationwide sales tax, dubbed "FairTax by its supporters. I want to be the president who gets rid of that nemesis of nemeses, the IRS,"...
    on Jan 12, 2008 By: Mike Huckabee Source: DetNews.com

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