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heel

noun

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a person whose behavior is offensive to others
  • felt like a heel when she found out that she'd blamed the wrong person

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heel

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of heel (Entry 2 of 2)

to set or cause to be at an angle
  • the strong gust heeled the sailboat almost to the point of capsizing, but we managed to right it

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The first known use of heel was before the 12th century

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“Heel.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/heel. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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