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Achilles' heel

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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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“Achilles' heel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/Achilles%27%20heel. Accessed 4 Apr. 2020.

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