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OTHER WORDS FROM poisedun·poised, adjective
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These new systems are already starting to transform how businesses operate—and they stand poised to do so in a much bigger way in the coming years.
Hovering above the scene, commandos in helicopters were poised with automatic rifles.
Already, 10 Republicans have declared they will vote for an alternative candidate and more seemed poised to join.
The current conflict it fuels is now poised to last long into the new year.
The brand logo turned out to feature a graceful archer on horseback, in a Tatar national costume, poised to shoot his arrow.Rebranding The Land of Mongol Warriors & Ivan The Terrible|Anna Nemtsova|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The grandson of legendary fashion editor Diana Vreeland, Nicholas Vreeland was poised for a decadent life in high-society.
His neck looked as powerful as a bull's, and his rather small head was poised upon it with a sort of triumphant boldness.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Quickly her poised arm descended, and the knife she held sank deeply into his heart.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Black Hood altered his position slightly so that he clung to the pole with one hand, his body poised for a leap.
Automatic pencil poised, he was scanning the crossword puzzle intently.
Then with superb curves the lovely gulls swept round, and remained delicately poised over the stern.The Chequers|James Runciman