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poised

verb , past tense of poise

Synonyms and Antonyms of poised

1 to prepare (oneself) mentally or emotionally
  • the disgraced business executive poised herself for the difficult press conference
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2 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air
  • the falcon poised in the air for an instant before diving to attack its prey
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drifted, floated, glided, hovered, hung (also hanged), rode (or chiefly dialectal rid), sailed, swam, wafted

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sank (or sunk), settled



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