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Another word for poise

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Noun
  1. A stable, calm state of the emotions

  2. Freedom from constraint, formality, embarrassment, or awkwardness

Verb
  1. To place or be placed on a narrow or insecure surface

      1. A rod or branch serving as a roost for a bird.
      2. An elevated place for resting or sitting.
      3. A position that is secure, advantageous, or prominent.
      1. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      2. A state of equilibrium or parity characterized by cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces.
      3. The power or means to decide:
    See also:

    posture

  2. To remain stationary over a place or object

      1. To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air:
      2. To remain or linger in or near a place:
      3. To remain in an uncertain state; waver:
      1. To fasten from above with no support from below; suspend:
      2. To suspend or fasten so as to allow free movement at or about the point of suspension:
      3. To execute by hanging:
    See also:

    hang

Another word for poise

Noun
      1. Acute sensitivity to what is proper and appropriate in dealing with others, including the ability to speak or act without offending.
      1. A condition in which all acting influences are canceled by others, resulting in a stable, balanced, or unchanging system.
      2. Mental or emotional balance.
      3. The state of a body or physical system at rest or in unaccelerated motion in which the resultant of all forces acting on it is zero and the sum of all torques about any axis is zero.
      1. The natural attraction between physical bodies, especially when one of the bodies is a celestial body, such as the earth.
      2. Grave consequence; seriousness or importance:
      3. Solemnity or dignity of manner.
      1. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
      2. A state of equilibrium or parity characterized by cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces.
      3. The power or means to decide: