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compose

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1 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form

  • composed a statement on this hot-button issue that managed to satisfy absolutely no one
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put together

2 to be all the substance of

  • the earthʼs crust is composed of mostly silicon with several other elements in smaller amounts
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3 to free from distress or disturbance

  • the first order of business was to compose the injured pedestrian
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4 to gain emotional or mental control of

  • she took a deep breath and composed herself
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