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Noun
Composure and dignity of manner
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“In one of his first true tests as police chief, Foxworth has stepped forward with poise, sincerity, and integrity.”
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Graceful and elegant bearing in a person
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“They move across the stage like ballet dancers, with poise and grace.”
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A person's bearing or deportment
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“Her poise suggested a girl who had been well brought up, but her accent, with the singsong inflections of the Welsh, suggested a farmer's daughter.”
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A state in which opposing forces or influences are balanced
“There is, in fact, a delicate structural poise between the two parts.”
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Grace or effortlessness in movement or execution
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The quality of being brave or confident without being reckless or thoughtless
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A composed or serious manner or style
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Proficiency or mastery in executing a task or skill
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A quality that sets an individual apart from others
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Openness or familiarity in speech or behavior
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Ease
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Fluent or persuasive speaking or writing
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To be or cause to be balanced or suspended in the air, on water, or on something else
“It would poise in midair over me as a hummingbird poises above the flower from which it drains the nectar.”
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To be ready, prepare or brace oneself for something
“With a wild bleat of exultation, Phryne appeared to poise himself for a flying leap at his beloved master.”
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To make or become stable or balanced
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To attach, or be attached, to a wall
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To assume a particular position, especially in order to be photographed, painted, or drawn
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To place in a given position
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To give strength to on a physiological level
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