Student Thesaurus

One entry found for nemesis.
Entry Word: nemesis
Function: noun
Text: 1 one who inflicts punishment in return for an injury or offense <Batman is the Joker's main nemesis and always foils his wicked plots>
Synonyms avenger, castigator, chastiser, punisher, scourge, vigilante
Related Words revenger; redresser, righter; requiter
Near Antonyms ransomer, redeemer, vindicator
2 suffering, loss, or hardship imposed in response to a crime or offense <social ostracism was once society's nemesis for those who defied its sexual mores> -- see PUNISHMENT