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self-poised

[ self-poizd ]
/ sɛlfˈpɔɪzd /
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adjective
acting with poise.
being balanced without support.
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Origin of self-poised

First recorded in 1620–30; self- + poised

OTHER WORDS FROM self-poised

self-pois·ed·ness [self-poi-zid-nis], /sɛlfˈpɔɪ zɪd nɪs/, noun
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