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compose
used in The Shack

5 uses
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1  —4 uses as in:
keep your composure
Definition
to calm someone or settle something
  • Instead, he focused on what she had just said and regained his composure.
    6. A Piece of Pi (37% in)
  • Mack nodded, relieved and a little chagrined that he had again allowed himself to lose his composure.
    8. A Breakfast of Champions (59% in)
  • Mack struggled to retain his composure.
    11. Here Come Da Judge (29% in)
  • Mack struggled to maintain his composure.
    12. In the Belly of the Beasts (8% in)

There are no more uses of "compose" flagged with this meaning in The Shack.

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  • A fractal .... something considered simple and orderly that is actually composed of repeated patterns no matter how magnified.
    9. A Long Time Ago, In a Garden Far, Far Away (8% in)

There are no more uses of "compose" in The Shack.

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