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heel1 British & World English

The back part of the human foot below the ankle

heel2 British & World English

(Of a boat or ship) lean over owing to the pressure of wind or an uneven load

heel3 British & World English

Set a plant in the ground and cover its roots

heel1 English Thesaurus

shoes with low heels

heel2 English Thesaurus

the ship was beginning to heel to starboard

at heel British & World English

(Of a dog) close to and slightly behind its owner

back-heel British & World English

Kick (something) backwards with the heel

heel bar British & World English

A small shop or stall where shoes are repaired, especially while the customer waits

heel bone British & World English

The calcaneus

Cuban heel British & World English

A moderately high straight-sided heel on a shoe or boot

french heel British & World English

A high, curved heel on a woman’s shoe

kitten heel British & World English

A type of low stiletto heel

spike heel British & World English

A high tapering heel on a woman’s shoe

Achilles heel British & World English

A weakness or vulnerable point

Achilles heel English Thesaurus

the cost of the process may prove to be its Achilles heel

down at heel British & World English

(Of a shoe) with the heel worn down

at heel in heel1 British & World English

(Of a dog) close to and slightly behind its owner

down at heel English Thesaurus

the whole resort now looks down at heel

Tar Heel State British & World English

Informal name for North Carolina.

under the heel of British & World English

Dominated or controlled by

bring someone to heel British & World English

Bring someone under control

in the heel of the hunt British & World English

At the last minute; finally

high heels British & World English

Women’s shoes with tall, thin heels

at or to heel in heel1 British & World English

(Of a dog) close to and slightly behind its owner

stiletto heel in stiletto British & World English

A heel on a stiletto shoe

bring someone to heel in heel1 British & World English

Bring someone under control

under the heel of in heel1 British & World English

Dominated or controlled by

bring someone/something to heel in heel1 English Thesaurus

organized crime and corruption have not yet been brought to heel