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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 ?
Therefore, this study was designed to determine and compare the effects of walking barefooted and in high heeled shoes of different heel heights on oxygen consumption and energy expenditure in young healthy women.
When asked about their perfect choice of high heeled shoes, women who were unrelated produced a wide range of answers, showing enormous statistical variance in heel height, style and colour.
Blowout These classy lace-up, burgundy, heeled brogues are a very versatile choice.
is unrepentant on his towering design and reckons there's be a stampede (probably of women in rather lower heeled footwear) when he launches, based on the success of a range with heels measuring 5.
The Society of Chiropodists' surgeon said: "Cramming feet into ridiculous heeled shoes is like a modern day version of Chinese bound feet - a 21st-century torture.
She herself not only wears flat heeled shoes, as do most other contemporary female tap dancers, but she has also gone a few steps farther to develop the variety of tones that she can produce.
Podiatrist Andrew James, clinical director of Ace - Feet in Motion, in Cardiff, added: "There is little we can do to make high heeled shoes acceptable.