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compose
used in My Antonia

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1  —1 use as in:
keep your composure
Definition
to calm someone or settle something
  • And here she was, brushed and smoothed and dressed like a town girl, smiling at us with perfect composure.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (15% in)

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  • As a very young child he could repeat, after a fashion, any composition that was played for him.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (41% in)

There are no more uses of "compose" in My Antonia.

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