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Word: nemesis

Definition: someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis


Sentences Containing 'nemesis'

A flashback reveals that in the 616 universe Professor X was arguing with Dr. Nemesis regarding the latter's containment and deletion of Legion's other personalities in an effort to stabilize him.
A new personality emerged when Dr. Nemesis started killing off the other personalities.
According to Canvas Solaris drummer Hunter Ginn, "Nemesis" "like the very essence of tech."
After revealing the truth about Zero and the Patriots, Big Boss shuts down his catatonic nemesis's life support system.
After the Age of X has ended, David was given a Neural Switchboard Wristband which was engineered by a collaboration of Doctor Nemesis, Madison Jeffries, and Reed Richards.
After the collapse of the Soviet Union CSKA Moscow has emerged as Spartak's nemesis.
And like his nemesis Zeroman, he also has a poor relationship with his mother, albeit Rusty's is far worse as his mother actually renounces Rusty as her son.
Both Greene and Ken Marino, who was cast in the recurring role of Krogzilla's nemesis Regurgitor, had previously collaborated with Edwards on "Hoodwinked!"
Buffy's former nemesis is Spike (James Marsters), a vampire.
Doyle manages to follow the "Shinaru" into Tokyo Bay itself and tries again to sink his nemesis, but fails and barely escapes from Japanese destroyers.
Each Nemesis buyer also qualified for a complimentary Prodrive experience day.
Gadget's nemesis is Doctor Claw, the leader of an evil organization, known as "M.A.D." "Inspector Gadget" was the first cartoon show from DiC Entertainment to be produced directly for syndication.
Greg Holkan, the artist of "Nemesis", came on board and the pair launched "Gossamer Commons" on March 21, 2005.
He further contrasts the life and personality of Nemo, as originally presented by Verne, with that of James Moriarty – nemesis of Sherlock Holmes.
He has waged war with long-time nemesis Jack Storm after he turned on him in the "Bring Your Jeans" show of November 2005.
He invited Jessica Reisman, Julia Edwards, and Lisa D'Amour to join Ray on the writing team and "The Intergalactic Nemesis was born".
He was introduced in the original "Metal Gear" series first as the commanding officer then nemesis of the player character Solid Snake.
He was still wearing a standard Starfleet officer uniform, and not one of an ambassador during "Nemesis".
Her mission is to infiltrate the strongholds of the neighboring country of Bregna, which is led by her sometimes-nemesis and sometimes-lover Trevor Goodchild.
His actions have made him the nemesis of Sonya Blade and Jax Briggs, the latter of whom is responsible for causing the facial damage which led to Kano wearing his signature metal face plate.
Holmes suspects the Ripper to be his nemesis, James Moriarty.
However, before he could do so, he was sealed in a pit on Mirinoi by his nemesis Treacheron.
In the 1767 election Ward once again lost to his nemesis, but Hopkins would not seek re-election after 1768, and friendly relations between the two great rivals was established.
In this indirect way the non-conversos, who had been the occasion of the expulsion, became a nemesis to the Spanish kingdom.
In this series, traditional nemesis Dr. Claw was replaced by the villainess Spydra.
Ironically, though Reba sees "B.J." as her nemesis, Barbra Jean considers Reba her best (and perhaps only) friend.
It features one track from the band's fourteenth studio album "Nemesis", along with four tracks from previous albums.
Jyaku's problems are furthered when an old nemesis shows up at the wrong time (OVA 3).
LeBar is best known for his work on HBO's "Entourage" as Ari Gold's nemesis "Josh Weinstein".
Leda is sometimes called Nemesis and other times they are two separate people.
Lee has several encounters with his beautiful and mysterious nemesis, Lai Choi San, aka The Dragon Lady (Gloria Saunders).
Legion was given a Neural Switchboard Wristband that was engineered by a collaboration of Doctor Nemesis, Madison Jeffries and Reed Richards.
Members of the Black Moon Clan come from Planet Nemesis, a fictional tenth planet of the Solar System, and have the distinction of having black, upside-down crescents on their foreheads.
Obliveon's sophomore album, the self-released "Nemesis" (1993) has since been "lauded as a tech metal cornerstone."
On the show, Wo Fat is the nemesis of Steve McGarrett (Jack Lord), the head of Hawaii's (fictional) state police force.
Plot: "The Intergalactic Nemesis - Book One: Target Earth.
Professor X tried to warn Nemesis about the antibody's power but was unable to.
Professor X was then attacked by what he called a "psychic antibody" a natural defense against Nemesis's deleting of the personalities.
Scott's first appearance was in "Terrance and Phillip in Not Without My Anus", where he was shown to be the nemesis of Terrance and Phillip.
The 'Nemesis' model is the 3rd special edition model launched in the UK and is a UK exclusive.
The band appeared on a documentary film titled "Light in Darkness – Nemesis Divina", which was released early summer in 2008.
The games would typically involve Dizzy trying to save his friends and family, the Yolkfolk, often from the schemes of his nemesis, the evil wizard Zaks.
The Intergalactic Nemesis (Book One: Target Earth) is a stage show written and directed by Jason Neulander, based out of Austin, TX.
The Nemesis has a top speed of and accelerates from 0 to in 7.2 seconds.
The Nemesis has several other unique exterior and interior features.
Their new album, "Nemesis", has been released on February 22, 2013.
This surprised Dr. Nemesis who claimed that when a personality was deleted it should simply disappear.
Two exclusive colours were available, Copper Red Mica and Stormy Blue Mica, each Nemesis also comes with a polished aluminium Rotary crest on the front air dam, polished aluminium side air-outlet trims behind the front wheel arches, special B-pillar trims with a Rotary crest and ‘Nemesis’ badging.
Unbeknownst to Jyaku and Megumi, in 1944, the Nazis attempted to summon the Overfiend's nemesis: the Lord of Chaos (Kyō-Ō).
While Dr. Nemesis claimed that everything was going according to his plan, Professor X was unconvinced and entered Legion's mind.

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