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Synonyms of poise in English:


  • 1 poise and good deportment can be cultivated
    balance, equilibrium, control, grace, gracefulness, presence
  • 2 in spite of this setback she retained her poise
  • verb

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  • 1 the dancer was poised on one foot a world poised between peace and war
    balance, hold (oneself) steady, steady oneself, be suspended, hang suspended, remain motionless, hang in mid-air, hang, hover
  • 2 the president was poised for decisive action
    position oneself, ready oneself, prepare oneself, brace oneself, get into position, gear oneself up, stand by;
    balance, steady
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