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sang-froid, poise, cool, assuredness, aplomb
n. great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
poise
n. a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second
poise
n. a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium
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balance, poise
v. hold or carry in equilibrium
poise
v. cause to be balanced or suspended
poise, brace
v. prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
poise
v. be motionless, in suspension; "The bird poised for a few moments before it attacked"
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control
n. the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
goodwill, grace, good will
n. a disposition to kindness and compassion; "the victor's grace in treating the vanquished"
elegance
n. a quality of neatness and ingenious simplicity in the solution of a problem (especially in science or mathematics); "the simplicity and elegance of his invention"
savoir-faire, address
n. social skill
self-worth, self-regard, self-respect, dignity
n. the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect; "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
coordination
n. the skillful and effective interaction of movements
self-confidence, self-assurance, sureness, authority, confidence, assurance
n. freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities; "his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular"; "after that failure he lost his confidence"; "she spoke with authority"
confidence
n. a feeling of trust (in someone or something); "I have confidence in our team"; "confidence is always borrowed, never owned"
presence
n. the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon"
order
n. established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
concordance, concord, harmony
n. a harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
accord, agreement
n. harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters; "the two parties were in agreement"
state of grace, saving grace, grace
n. (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"
finish, cultivation, culture, refinement, polish
n. a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
comfort, ease
n. a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"
excite, stimulate
v. act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
stabilise, stabilize
v. make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices"
stabilise, stabilize
v. make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices"
stabilise, stabilize
v. become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized"
stabilise, stabilize
v. become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized"
hold up, sustain, support, hold
v. be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?"
steady, brace
v. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
batten down, secure, batten
v. furnish with battens; "batten ships"
perch
v. cause to perch or sit; "She perched her hat on her head"
perch
v. cause to perch or sit; "She perched her hat on her head"
hang
v. decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper"
float
v. put into the water; "float a ship"
swim
v. move as if gliding through water; "this snake swims through the soil where it lives"
hang
v. let drop or droop; "Hang one's head in shame"
perch, light, alight
v. to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
perch, light, alight
v. to come to rest, settle; "Misfortune lighted upon him"
support
v. support materially or financially; "he does not support his natural children"; "The scholarship supported me when I was in college"
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discomposure
n. a temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure
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