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We came out and made a few of them to start the game, but we kept our composure.
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It looks like Williams takes a second to maintain her composure, but reminds Omarosa that she is in fact a guest on her show.
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The process to select officers was created by Admiral Hyman Rickover—the engineering visionary and noted madman who put the first nuclear reactor in a submarine—to assess both technical acumen and composure under stress.
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If “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” is forcing me to pick a hero, I’ll side with the ostensible rubes at a cotillion ball or a hard-working babysitter rather than the actors trying to shock them into breaking their composure.
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So we need to keep our composure and ask questions and seek to understand the key factors that are contributing to us being in this situation.
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When people are anxious, they often try to regain composure by clinging strongly to their moral norms.
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It nettled him; it broke down his habitual composure, and it was a relief to him when the conference came to a close.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
And when he reached her side, she had so entirely regained composure that he could hardly believe it was the same person.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
“It is quite understandable, dear,” Jessie said, with more composure than her chum could display at the moment.
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He smiled, and Barker, who had recovered his composure in the doctor's presence, bowed silently and went out.
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPOSURE

  • calm
  • composure
  • cool
  • coolness
  • equanimity
  • good humor
  • moderation
  • poise
  • self-control
  • tranquility
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