bane, curse, scourge, nemesis(noun)
something causing misery or death
"the bane of my life"
that which destroys life, esp. poison of a deadly quality
any cause of ruin, or lasting injury; harm; woe
a disease in sheep, commonly termed the rot
to be the bane of; to ruin
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bān, n. destruction: death: mischief: poison.—v.t. (arch.) to harm, to poison.—adj. Bane′ful, destructive.—adv. Bane′fully.—n. Bane′fulness. [A.S. bana, a murderer; Ice. bani, death.]
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The numerical value of bane in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of bane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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I wasn't into the idea at all at first. I think I came off as a bit annoyed in the video, now, it's the bane of my existence. When anyone comes up to me about 'Blurred Lines,' I'm like, are we seriously talking about a video from three years ago?’.
CHRIS The bane and blessing of human nature. That old cat killer, curiosity. Something so deeply embedded in our psyches that it screams to us from ancient myths of Pandora. Eve. Lot's wife. JOEL Eve lost paradise, Lot's wife was turned into a pillar of salt. Knowledge doesn't come cheap my friend. CHRIS Good or bad, curiosity is woven into our DNA like tonsils or like the opposable thumb. It's the fire under the ass of the human experience
Uncertainty is the bane of good management. And there's an awful lot of uncertainty right now, an acting person is a bit like the substitute teacher. They may be a wonderful teacher, but the fact that they're the substitute teacher means they get no respect, they have no perceived authority to solve things, they don't set the lesson plan, and you also don't build the same kind of rapport with your peers across government, which is also super important.
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- зло, напастBulgarian
- Verderben, RuinGerman
- intoxicar, ruina, desgracia, perdición, maldecir, envenenar, maldiciónSpanish
- kirous, riesa, vaikeusFinnish
- flagello, piaga, rovinaItalian
- ruïneren, verderf, verdervenDutch
- напа́сть, прокля́тие, ги́бель, бич, злоRussian
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