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  • He became a glorified floor-walker, greeting the men with new poise, no longer coyly subservient to pretty women.
  • The thing she gained in Washington was not information about office-systems and labor unions but renewed courage, that amiable contempt called poise.

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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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