For other uses, see Achilles (disambiguation). ... Because of his death from a
small wound in the heel, the term Achilles' heel has come to mean a person's
point of weakness ... 5.1 Worship ...
Dec 12, 2010 ... This, and “yeoman of the guard,” suggest the primary meaning of ... If this is true,
then the only useful application of the term is probably in an ... I see and hear the
related term, laypeople, all the time, though, and I'm betting most modern ....
fishing in troubled waters, on the order of the day, Achilles'...
Latin terminology, expressions and phrases feature widely in the English
language. ... it is not used as a main language in day-to-day communications and
life. ... below, together with the literal/original meanings, and modern usage
examples. ... Achilles (Achilles heel), ancient Greek hero, weakness - (a Greek
word used in ...
Feb 7, 2011 ... In modern humans the heel is lower and stretches the Achilles ... The researchers
' calculations suggest that during running the Homo ... before spears began to be
widely used about 400,000 years ago. ..... Our prey is faster than us at short-
distance running, which means it's routinely out of our line of sight.
Dec 27, 2015 ... Wall Street is Clinton's achilles heel and for Sanders's sake it will stay that way ...
a campaign war chest of $24m by midsummer 2010 in his bid for a third term. ...
The latest news from the trail the day after the latest Democratic debate, ... or that
failing to do so suggests that Clinton is in the bankers'...
This essay argues that the Achilles heel of the international monetary and
financial ... returning to the modern-day equivalent of the divisive competitive
devaluations of ..... manifestation of these forces is financial institutions'
widespread use of Value-at- ... with monetary regimes that focus on near-term
Sep 12, 2007 ... ... shot the arrow that took Achilles down, and subsequently provided us with the
term ... Modern day chimps and gorillas lack an Achilles tendon, which forces ...
ancestors used efficient bipedal walking, rather than the “Groucho”. ... our work
suggests running effectiveness would be greatly reduced with top ...
Nov 28, 2008 ... On the other hand the modern heroes are truly "modern" in their ... has given
some lipservice to the notion that he's a modern-day Hercules, ...
The word "hamartia" may sound strange, but it actually has a simple meaning –
hamartia is simply ... Achilles, the legendary hero of Greek mythology, was a
nearly invulnerable ... Today an "Achilles' heel" refers to anyone's fatal flaw or
hamartia. ... to walk away when someone suggests that he is too afraid ...
Jan 27, 2010 ... Modern-day running shoes have changed the way people run, altering our ...
while people used to running shoes have largely adopted a heel-first style that ...
The researchers aren't suggesting runners ditch their shoes. ... The pointed toe
also means a springier step, which can also decrease the forces.