archnemesis

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noun arch·nem·e·sis \(ˌ)ärch-ˈne-mə-səs\

Definition of archnemesis

plural

archnemeses

\(ˌ)ärch-ˈne-mə-ˌsēz\ play
  1. :  archrival Ratchet and Clank are split up after the spritelike beings called the Zoni whisk Clank away. Players soon find out Dr. Nefarious, their archnemesis, was partly behind the kidnapping. — Gieson Cacho, Contra Costa Times (California), 10 Dec. 2009

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Origin and Etymology of archnemesis

1arch- + nemesis


First Known Use: 1901


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