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- JAN. 10—The annual Posture Queen award at Barnard College was given yesterday to Miss Marjory Schulhoff of Pelham, N.Y. Freshmen were judged on the basis of carriage, poise and ease of movement, both walking and sitting.†
- PLENTY OF PERSONALITY AND POISE†
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(poise) calm and in control -- as in "shows poise under pressure"
prepared for action -- as in "poised for action" -- (sometimes suspended or hovering as in "a finger poised over the mute button")
confident and graceful in movement -- as in "the poise and balance of a dancer"