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Similar words: chilledchillversailleshillbillychildhillchildishchildrenMeaning: [ə'kɪlɪːz]  n. a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'. 
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1, Horton's Achilles heel was that he could not delegate.
2, Even Achilles was only as strong as his heel.
3, You're my Achilles heel.
4, A misbehaving minister is regarded as a government's Achilles heel and is expected to resign.
5, Whilst playing badminton, I ruptured my Achilles tendon.
6, The vase painting shows Ajax and Achilles getting ready for their equivalent of k2 paddling during a lull in the Trojan War.
7, Achilles sat alone in his tent, brooding over his wrongs.
8, Within a few days of its unveiling Achilles was modestly kitted out with a fig leaf.
9, Achilles was kept back by his mother. She knew that if he went to Troy he was fated to die there.
10, Achilles sat by his tent waiting for Patroclus to return.
11, He walked with a lilting gait, his left Achilles tendon apparently shortened, pulling his left heel up.
12, This particular operation involves lengthening the Achilles tendon.
13, Both Heracles and Achilles wear female clothes for a time.
14, Achilles was fated to die after Hector.
15, The problem is believed to be either an Achilles tendon strain or a stress fracture of the right foot.
16, Achilles sits in his tent, brooding over the wrongs done to him.
17, There is Achilles, the fearless hothead; the courageous and disciplined Hector; and the wily, imaginative Odysseus.
18, Achilles had spared Priam, but Achilles' son struck him down before the eyes of his wife and daughters.
19, While Achilles stayed in his tent a fierce battle followed, the hardest yet fought.
20, It consisted of stretching the Achilles tendon.
21, It showed up the Achilles heel of the government - its excessively dictatorial tendencies.
22, On came Achilles,[] glorious as the sun when he rises.
23, Grief took hold of Achilles, so black that those around him feared for his life.
24, Derry's achilles heel so far in the current campaign has been a lacklustre, inconstant midfield.
25, At the first onset of this new band of warriors the Trojans wavered; they thought Achilles led them on.
26, Some say that Diomedes went with him and others Neoptolemus, also called Pyrrhus, the young son of Achilles.
27, It is slightly cut away at the rear and so doesn't put pressure on the Achilles tendon.
28, This is the smell of a herbal rub on great Achilles.
29, Charles has struggled with knee trouble while Wilson has been plagued by Achilles tendon and hamstring problems.
30, The scrum-half arrived from New Zealand and promptly injured his Achilles tendon.
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