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Meaning of POISED

Pronunciation:  poyzd

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  1. [adj]  in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"
  2. [adj]  marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action; "a gull in poised flight"; "George's poised hammer"

POISED is a 6 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: balanced, collected, composed, equanimous, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessed



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