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poise
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The Da Vinci Code
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  • The delicate art of cajoler was a lost skill in modern law enforcement, one that required exceptional poise under pressure.
  • Sophie had been remarkably poised all evening, but now, for the first time, Langdon saw the aura of composure beginning to crack.
  • The Kent police were poised, just out of sight, and the maintenance man waited with his wedges.
  • And now we are poised to carry out Saunière’s legacy and right a terrible wrong.

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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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