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Achilles' heel

noun

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a vulnerable point
  • the food supply proved to be the nation's Achilles' heel in its defense against terrorist attacks

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The first known use of Achilles' heel was in 1840

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“Achilles' heel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/Achilles%27%20heel. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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