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poise
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • "So," said Dumbledore, in a ringing voice, "we meet this evening to continue the tale of Tom Riddle, whom we left last lesson poised on the threshold of his years at Hogwarts.

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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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