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cools one's heels

phrase
present tense third-person singular of cool one's heels

Synonyms of cools one's heels

to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something
  • They cooled their heels at the table for almost half an hour before the waiter appeared.

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“Cools one's heels.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cools%20one%27s%20heels. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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