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əˈkɪl izachilles

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  1. Achillesnoun

    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. List of paraphrases for "achilles":

    achiel, achille, achiiles, achillas, heel

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  1. Executive Martin Daum said:

    You cannot have enough expertise in this area. Our Achilles' heel is the ability to quickly develop software.

  2. Isaac Asimov:

    Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know -- and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance. It is better to know -- even if the knowledge endures only for the moment that comes before destruction -- than to gain eternal life at the price of a dull and swinish lack of comprehension of a universe that swirls unseen before us in all its wonder. That was the choice of Achilles, and it is mine, too.

  3. Sir Philip Sidney:

    Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude.

  4. Frantz Fanos:

    For violence, like Achilles' lance, can heal the wounds it has inflicted.

  5. David Geier:

    Often, if they had taken steps when they started having soreness along the patella tendon or Achilles tendon, such as taking a few days off or seeing a doctor or physical therapist, they could have limited the issue before became a much larger and more challenging problem.


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