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Adjective
Absolutely ready
“US forces are poised for a massive air, land and sea assault.”
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On the edge
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Having a composed and self-assured manner
“Rachel appeared poised and calm.”
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Having an easy-going mood or temperament
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Boldly self-assured
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Polite, elegant, and sophisticated in manner
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Having or showing grace or elegance
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State of being happy and contented
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Not disconcerted or embarrassed
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Able to deal with people in a sensitive manner
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Resembling or characteristic of a statue
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In a state of preparation or waiting
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Past tense for 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.”
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Past tense for to hold (something) in equilibrium, to hold balanced and ready
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Past tense for to lie or move along on a liquid surface or in the air
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Past tense for be ready and prepared to do something
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Past tense for to make or become stable or balanced
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Past tense for to prepare oneself
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Past tense for to attach, or be attached, to a wall
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Past tense for strengthen, hearten
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Past tense for assume a particular position in order to be photographed, painted, or drawn
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Past tense for to place in a given position
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Past tense for to give strength to on a physiological level
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