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Noun
Composure and dignity of manner
“Hayden never recovered his poise and four overs later was out to Jones, who beat his chest in delight.”
Noun
Graceful and elegant bearing in a person
“Also, a heightened sense of balance is extremely attractive - people start moving like ballet dancers, with poise and grace.”
Noun
A condition in which opposing forces are equal to one another
“… there must be a poise between the rights of the individual and the rights of society.”
Noun
A general way of holding the body
“… the woman's poise suggested that she was accustomed to having her wishes carried out promptly and without question.”
Verb
Be or cause to be balanced or suspended
“A little shaky from all the adrenaline, I poise the ball of one foot on the pedal.”
Verb
To hold (something) in equilibrium, to hold balanced and ready
“… the disgraced business executive poised herself for the difficult press conference.”
Verb
To rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air
“… the falcon poised in the air for an instant before diving to attack its prey.”
Verb
Be ready and prepared to do something
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