from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A seemingly small but actually crucial weakness.
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- noun Alternative spelling of
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From Achilles' being vulnerable only in the heel.]
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