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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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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 ?
A new use of instrumentation in fluoroscopy controlled heel spur surgery.
Calcium and Magnesium are two minerals that help prevent the abnormal calcium deposits that cause heel spurs.
The treatment indication was chronic shoulder pain with x-ray evidence of periarticular calcification in 85%, heel spur in 9%, and humeral epicondylitis in 6% of patients.
A Certain physical activities can aggravate heel spurs, which are growths of extra bone at the heel that may form when the connective tissue extending from the heel bone to the base of the toes pulls excessively on the heel.
It can also be associated with bursitis and posterior heel spurs in some cases.
Heel pain: Inflammation or irritation of the heel can be a sign of heel spurs, formed by extra bone buildup where the heel meets the arch.
Most doctors now think that heel spurs (little lumps of bone that grow forward from the leading edge of the heel bone) are the result of heel problems and not the cause.
Hammer toe surgery, neuromas (inflamed, scarred tissue between the third and fourth toes) and plantar fasciitis and heel spurs can all be treated in outpatient settings with intra-venous sedation and local anesthesia (that can last up to 16 hours) preventing pain and helping the healing process.
In "Killing Heel Pain," Smith reviews strategies for treating plantar fasciitis - frequently and incorrectly referred to as heel spurs.
2 Heel spurs A small bony growth or "spur" that grows on your heel bone, which causes inflammation and heel pain.
Having had problems with her back for years, as her weight increased, she felt it getting weaker until she suffered a prolapsed disc, then had heel spurs in both feet and tennis elbow in both arms from the extra pressure on her joints.
Sydney, Dec 29 (ANI): A revolutionary new form of shock therapy pioneered by a team of German researchers may benefit millions of people who suffer the agony of heel spurs and fallen arches.
We will explore the research and seek expert recommendations about heel spurs that defy conventional treatment.
The company uses a gel layer in its Gel Donut heel pads to help consumers who suffer from heel spurs as well as in its Gel Max heel pads for men and women.