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poise
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  • Thus out of season, threading dark-ey’d night: Occasions, noble Gloster, of some poise, Wherein we must have use of your advice:— Our father he hath writ, so hath our sister, Of differences, which I best thought it fit To answer from our home; the several messengers From hence attend despatch.

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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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