Words starting with achil
6 letter words starting with achil
8 letter words starting with achil
- achilary — having no labellum or lip, or one that is undeveloped, as in the flower of certain orchids.
- achillea — any plant of the N temperate genus Achillea, with white, yellow, or purple flowers, some species of which are widely grown as garden plants: family Asteraceae (composites)
- achilles — Greek hero, the son of Peleus and the sea goddess Thetis: in the Iliad the foremost of the Greek warriors at the siege of Troy. While he was a baby his mother plunged him into the river Styx making his body invulnerable except for the heel by which she held him. After slaying Hector, he was killed by Paris who wounded him in the heel
- achilles heel — Someone's Achilles heel is the weakest point in their character or nature, where it is easiest for other people to attack or criticize them.
- achilles jerk — a downward reflex action of the foot when the Achilles tendon is tapped, caused by contraction of the calf muscles.
9 letter words starting with achil
- achillean — the greatest Greek warrior in the Trojan War and hero of Homer's Iliad. He killed Hector and was killed when Paris wounded him in the heel, his one vulnerable spot, with an arrow.
- achilles' heel — a portion, spot, area, or the like, that is especially or solely vulnerable: His Achilles heel is his quick temper.
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