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equipoise

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noun equi·poise \ˈe-kwə-ˌpȯiz, ˈē-\

Definition of equipoise

  1. 1 :  a state of equilibrium

  2. 2 :  counterbalance



Examples of equipoise in a sentence

  1. <when participating in any dangerous sport, one should maintain an equipoise between fearless boldness and commonsense caution>

  2. <her frugality is a much-needed equipoise to her husband's spendthrift ways>



1658

First Known Use of equipoise

1658

Rhymes with equipoise


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equipoise

verb equi·poise

Definition of equipoise

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to serve as an equipoise to

  3. 2 :  to put or hold in equipoise



1664

First Known Use of equipoise

1664


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