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2 entries found for poise.
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Main Entry: 1poise
Pronunciation: primarystresspodotiz
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): poised; pois·ing
1 a : 2BALANCE 5; especially : to hold or make firm or steady by balancing b : to hold without motion in a steady position : HOVER <a bird poised in the air>
2 : to put into readiness : BRACE <poised for action>

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