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poise
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The Awakening
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  • But with more feeling and discernment he would have recognized the noble beauty of its modeling, and the graceful severity of poise and movement, which made Edna Pontellier different from the crowd.

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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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