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Word: nemesis

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


More Vocab Words

::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
::: kismet - fate; destiny; Ex. Kismet is the Arabic word for fate.
::: wastrel - waster; profligate
::: obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
::: anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
::: sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
::: isotope - varying from of an element
::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
::: antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition