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equipoise

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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
  • her frugality is a much-needed equipoise to her husband's spendthrift ways

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equipoise

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of equipoise (Entry 2 of 2)

as in equilibrate

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The first known use of equipoise was in 1658

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“Equipoise.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/equipoise. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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