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Lord of the Flies
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poise
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Lord of the Flies
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  • The great rock loitered, poised on one toe, decided not to return, moved through the air, fell, struck, turned over, leapt droning through the air and smashed a deep hole in the canopy of the forest.

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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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