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poised 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/poizd/,
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Having a composed and self-assured manner,
  1. Having a composed and self-assured manner

  2. Having a graceful and elegant bearing


  1. marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action; "a gull in poised flight"; "George's poised hammer"
  2. collected: in full control of your faculties; "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"
  3. Possessing poise, having self-confidence; Ready, prepared