Definition of 'Achilles'
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READY? (2001) A DAYSTAR OF FEAR
What he did do, somehow, was tear the Achilles tendon in his left leg, which means he won't be very mobile for the next few weeks.DEATH OF A NYMPH
Ushiba nodded, thinking of Chosa's promise that he had found Linnear's Achilles heel.FLOATING CITY (1994)
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