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poises

noun
plural of poise

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a general way of holding the body
  • the woman's poise suggested that she was accustomed to having her wishes carried out promptly and without question

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poises

verb
present tense third-person singular of poise

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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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“Poises.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poises. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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