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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 ?
The footwear is designed for people who care about comfort, giving wearers increased support in the heel and ball of the foot.
I will view the high heel in a totally different light from now on, something that enhances the overall public image of a well dressed lady, and applaud Jimmy Choo and Louboutin, shoe makers to the rich and famous, for their efforts in fleecing the daft and vain out of their hard earned money, and in doing so presenting their menfolk with a vision of loveliness, mounted on shoes that would cripple the men who pay for them, financially, and physically.
They have a reinforced heel and toe and zone cushioning, while featuring a reinforced heel and toe, mesh for breathability, deep heel cups, arch compression, a nonbinding top, and a hid den inspirational message on each pair.
As heel height increases, body weight shifts towards the inside border of the foot and under the big toe.
LAST week office temp Nicola Thorp sparked a media storm by revealing her new employers sent her home - because she was wearing flat pumps and not shoes with at least a two-inch heel.
The pain is mostly in my feet because they are forced into an unnaturally extended position with my toes bunched upwards and heel sticking up.
When it comes to choosing a new pair of shoes, a sensible but stylish block heel is the perfect way to stay on trend and be comfortable this season.
And a high-heeled woman in a bar waits half the time to get picked up by a man, compared to when her heel is nearer to the ground.
Clearly, the two had enough of ' heel love' for the night.
The team measured the hip and ankle movements in young women running in different types of footwear - flat shoes heel (15 mm heel), low heel (45 mm) and high heels (70 mm).
Wearing a platform or a wedge is going to be a much better heel," Baravarian said.
As the epitome of sensual sexuality and smouldering chic, the high heel has long been the must-have accessory of the pretty people.
The heel-wearers who had all worn heels over 2in high for more than 40 hours a week for two years were made to walk over a plate that gauged the forces generated by their footsteps 10 times with heels on, then 10 times without the heels.
It has been shown that the higher the height of the heel the worse the musculoskeletal problems (8, 13).
USPRwire, Fri Sep 30 2011] Debenhams revealed that a woman's ability to walk well in high heels is inherited from her mother, with balance, poise and even choice of heel height all passed on through the maternal line.