absolutely readyWe are poised to execute the plan.
behaving with or showing poiseRachel appeared poised and calm.
She was standing beside him, very calm and composed.
Try to keep calm and just tell me what happened.
She was very headstrong, and very together.
collected, , ,
Police say she was cool and collected during her interrogation.
serene, , , , , ,
She looked as calm and serene as always.
Anne had remained unruffled, very cool and controlled.
She is the most articulate and self-possessed member of her family.
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in the sense of calm
not showing or not feeling agitation or excitementTry to keep calm and just tell me what happened.
in the sense of collected
brought together into one book or set of booksPolice say she was cool and collected during her interrogation.
Video: pronunciation of 'poised'
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Life on the edge
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