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Achilles


In the film, Troy (2004), Brad Pitt played the character of Achilles.
  mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; central character and foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy
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Strongly Associated with:   Achilles heel, Achilles tendon
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Achilles was seen as semi-divine. His mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river when he was a baby, but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable—his "Achilles’ heel."
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Achilles [4] , Achilles heel [9] , Achilles tendon [8] , Hercules [3] , Medusa [4] , Pandora [4] , Cyclops [5] , Oedipus [5] , Midas [6] , Adonis [7] , Hydra [7] , Narcissus [7] , Narcissus [7]
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