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Synonyms for tail

follow

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on someone's tail

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  • close behind someone
  • hard on someone's heels
  • following someone closely
  • tailing someone

turn tail

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Synonyms for tail

the hindmost part of something

something that follows or is drawn along behind

an agent assigned to observe and report on another

to keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

tail away: to grow or cause to grow gradually less

Synonyms for tail

the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

the time of the last part of something

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any projection that resembles the tail of an animal

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a spy employed to follow someone and report their movements

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(usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head

the rear part of a ship

remove or shorten the tail of an animal

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remove the stalk of fruits or berries

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While the network is sometimes the cause, a slowdown in application or network performance can often be caused by an unrelated issue, resulting in much frustration and tail chasing as network managers look to identify a cause of a problem that does not actually exist.
Clomipramine (Clomicalm for dogs; Anafranil for humans): Used to treat anxiety, aggression and obsessive behavior, such as tail chasing.
Common OCDs include behaviors such as spinning, tail chasing, fly snapping, shadow chasing, air licking, flank sucking, pica, persistent barking, and "hallucinating.
Faces cast moulds for most of the louche, drunken, tail chasing, riff loving, great hair, early-70s cliches.
The researchers found that some dog breeds, particularly Dobermans and bull terriers, suffering under canine compulsive disorders have issues with common behaviours such as grooming, tail chasing, blanket sucking or pacing and circling.