Nemesis

Nemesis [ NEM-uh’-sis ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a source of harm or ruin
2. an opponent who is fearsome and cannot be beaten or overcome
3. one that inflicts retribution or vengeance
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The West Indian pace attack of the 1980's proved to be a nemesis for many a batsman.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 A gruelling second day awaits - including the dreaded javelin, Sotherton's nemesis on a number of occasions and no great favourite of the diminutive Ennis.

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