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poise
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The Aeneid
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  • He lifts, he turns, he poises, and admires The crested helm, that vomits radiant fires: His hands the fatal sword and corslet hold, One keen with temper’d steel, one stiff with gold: Both ample, flaming both, and beamy bright; So shines a cloud, when edg’d with adverse light.

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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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