Synonyms of 'Nemesis'
retributionDictionary, fate, destruction
So far they had escaped their nemesis, but that afternoon it was to fall heavily on them.
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A person's destiny is everything that happens to them during their life, including what will happen in the future, especially when it is considered to be controlled by someone or something else.
We are masters of our own destiny.
Fate is a power that some people believe controls and decides everything that happens, in a way that cannot be prevented or changed. You can also refer to the fates.
I see no use quarrelling with fate.
Thesaurus for Nemesis from the Collins English Thesaurus
The nemesis of a person or thing is a situation, event, or person which causes them to be seriously harmed , especially as a punishment .