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    poised - Dictionary definition and meaning for word poised

    Definition
    (adj) marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action
    Example Sentence
    • a gull in poised flight
    • George's poised hammer
    Definition
    (adj) in full control of your faculties
    Example Sentence
    • the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination
    • perfectly poised and sure of himself
    • more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen
    • strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble
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