Achilles heel(redirected from Achilles' heels)
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a small but fatal weakness
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(or Achil′les') heel′,
a vulnerable point.
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noun weakness, failing, lack, fault, defect, deficiency, flaw, shortcoming, blemish, imperfection, chink in your armour His Achilles heel was that he could not delegate.
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