from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Assured; composed.
- adj. Held balanced or steady in readiness: stood poised for the jump.
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- adj. Possessing poise, having self-confidence.
- adj. Ready, prepared.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. in full control of your faculties
- adj. marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action
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