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equipoise

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1 a condition in which opposing forces are equal to one another
  • When participating in any dangerous sport, one should maintain an equipoise between fearless boldness and commonsense caution.
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2 a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective
  • One's frugality is a much-needed equipoise to the other's spendthrift ways.
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