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poise
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Wuthering Heights
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  • ’Were you asked to tea?’ she demanded, tying an apron over her neat black frock, and standing with a spoonful of the leaf poised over the pot.

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  • She has great charm and great poise.
  • The once self-conscious girl is now a woman with considerable poise.

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