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used in Things Fall Apart

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to calm someone or settle something
  • For a brief moment the onrush of the egwugwu was checked by the unexpected composure of the two men.
    p. 189.5
composure = calm state of mind

(editor's note:  The suffix "-ure" sometimes converts a verb that ends in an "s" sound to a related noun. This pattern is seen is words like pleasure, pressure, and exposure.)
There are no more uses of "compose" in Things Fall Apart.

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