Nemesis

Definition of Nemesis

Nem´e`sis   Pronunciation: nĕm´ė`sĭs
prop. n.1.(Class. Myth.) The goddess of retribution or vengeance; hence, retributive justice personified; divine vengeance.
This is that ancient doctrine of nemesis who keeps watch in the universe, and lets no offense go unchastised.
- Emerson.

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Alecto, Astraea, Dike, Jupiter Fidius, Justice, Justitia, Loki, Megaera, Minos, Rhadamanthus, Set, Themis, Tisiphone, Typhon, avenger, blindfolded Justice, burning rage, furious rage, furor, fury, passion, rage, revanchist, tearing passion, the Erinyes, the Eumenides, the Furies, towering rage, vehemence, vindicator, violence
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