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Achilles heel

noun
1.
a portion, spot, area, or the like, that is especially or solely vulnerable:
His Achilles heel is his quick temper.
Also, Achilles' heel.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10
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Achilles heel

noun
1.
a small but fatal weakness
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