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Achilles British & World English

A hero of the Trojan War, son of Peleus and Thetis. During his infancy his mother plunged him in the Styx, thus making his body invulnerable except for the heel by which she held him. During the Trojan War Achilles killed Hector but was later wounded in the heel by an arrow shot by Paris and died

Achilles heel British & World English

A weakness or vulnerable point

Achilles heel English Thesaurus

the cost of the process may prove to be its Achilles heel

Achilles tendon British & World English

The tendon connecting calf muscles to the heel