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Absolutely ready
“US forces are poised for a massive air, land and sea assault.”
Having a composed and self-assured manner
“Rachel appeared poised and calm.”
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.”
Past tense for to hold (something) in equilibrium, to hold balanced and ready
“… the disgraced business executive poised herself for the difficult press conference.”
Past tense for 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.”
Past tense for be ready and prepared to do something
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