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  • He saw that Mrs. Welland and her sister-in-law were facing their semicircle of critics with the Mingottian APLOMB which old Catherine had inculcated in all her tribe, and that only May Welland betrayed, by a heightened colour (perhaps due to the knowledge that he was watching her) a sense of the gravity of the situation.

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  • She is handling the new responsibilities with aplomb.
  • Yes, it was she talking, with her customary aplomb, breaking his heart in the drugstore.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman

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