MEANING: noun:
1. A formidable opponent or an archenemy.
2. A source of harm or ruin.
3. Retributive justice.

ETYMOLOGY: In Greek mythology, Nemesis was the goddess of vengeance. From Greek nemesis (retribution), from nemein (to allot). Ultimately from the Indo-European root nem- (to assign or take), which also gave us number, numb, astronomy, renumerate, and anomie. Earliest documented use: 1542.

NAMESIS - the appellation of my female sibling

MNEMESIS - helps me remember whom not to fight

NEMESS - Scottish lad's defense against having to clean up his room