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poise
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • Right at the Balrog’s feet it broke, and the stone upon which it stood crashed into the gulf, while the rest remained, poised, quivering like a tongue of rock thrust out into emptiness.

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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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