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Synonyms for heel

bring something or someone to heel

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hard on the heels of something or someone

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  • straight after
  • immediately after
  • right behind
  • following on from

take to your heels

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Synonyms for heel

to follow closely or persistently

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to depart or cause to depart from true vertical or horizontal

deviation from a particular direction

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someone who is morally reprehensible

one of the crusty ends of a loaf of bread

the lower end of a ship's mast

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(golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft

tilt to one side

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follow at the heels of a person

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strike with the heel of the club

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put a new heel on

References in periodicals archive ?
Style narrower than distal end of postpedicel, equipped with long brown setae projecting from all surfaces.
The tip that projects to the right off the distal end has a very small burin-like removal along the ventral face (detail B), and the point of the proximal end has four removals around the tip of the ventral face (detail C).
The distal end of the belly and the proximal end of the tendon enclose a sesamoid.
In a comparison study of the relationship among the distal end of esophageal longitudinal vessels, the proximal end of gastric mucosal folds, and the most distal end of deep esophageal glands and ducts, Sato et al (17) systematically investigated the entire EGJ in 87 consecutive resection specimens from patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.
A comparison of early and late reconstruction of malunited fractures of the distal end of the radius.
Spermathecae: Two, cactoid shape, each stalk with cactoid outer lobe of similar length at 2/3 distal end, outer lobe curved toward inner side with constriction at base and notch towards distal end (Fig.
They also adapted lead foil around the distal end of the appliance so that it could be viewed radiographically.
The scope can be introduced a few centimeters into the distal end of the fallopian tube for evaluation of the ampulla and the inside of the distal tube.
The maze, made from black-painted wood, had a central platform 50 cm in diameter, elevated 30 cm from the floor, containing sixteen 10 x 60 cm arms projecting radially, each with a food cup 2 cm from the distal end.
A light indicator at the proximal end of the tube provides an immediate signal that the external magnet has captured the small magnet at the tube's distal end.
A polyethylene cap is threaded onto the distal end of the stem to protect the hermetically sealed radio antenna.
That is, the proximal end of the nerve graft should approximate the proximal end of the host nerve, and the distal end of the graft should anastomose with the distal end of the host nerve.
Upon closer examination, these beetles were observed feeding on nectar from extrafloral nectaries located near the distal end of stems between pairs of flowers.
It was found that the peak values of the stem-cement interface shear stress occurs either at the proximal or distal end of the prosthesis and the peak interface stress at the prosthesis tip decreases with decreasing prosthesis stiffness.
The distal end of the catheter has a Temperature control Element that has been designed with circular "bellow" segments that provide flexibility and durability so that the catheter may be guided to its location in the vascular system.
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