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synonyms for most poised

  • audacious
  • certain
  • composed
  • confident
  • gutsy
  • poised
  • self-assured
  • self-confident
  • sure
  • unflappable
  • collected
  • cool
  • secure
  • assertive
  • bold
  • brazen
  • cocksure
  • complacent
  • imperturbable
  • overconfident
  • positive
  • pushy
  • rosy
  • sanguine
  • self-possessed
  • unhesitating
  • upbeat
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antonyms for most poised

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  • humble
  • meek
  • shy
  • timid
  • uncertain
  • unconfident
  • unsure
  • confused
  • doubting
  • feared
  • fearful
  • hesitant
  • nervous
  • humble
  • insecure
  • meek
  • unsure
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    How to use most poised in a sentence

    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 DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    Quickly her poised arm descended, and the knife she held sank deeply into his heart.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    Black Hood altered his position slightly so that he clung to the pole with one hand, his body poised for a leap.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    Automatic pencil poised, he was scanning the crossword puzzle intently.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    Then with superb curves the lovely gulls swept round, and remained delicately poised over the stern.
    THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
    Like a streak of flame a ship shot in above them; hung poised near the one that had brought them and settled to rest beside it.
    ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
    The great axe was swinging over his head; and as it poised, first De Carnac, then Nasr, then the rest by tens cleared the wall.
    GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
    Herbert poised the great axe, and the solid wood sprang in with the blow, but the bolts were strong.
    GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
    Delicate, refined, perfectly poised, and Kitty beside her like a sunflower to a sprig of heliotrope!
    YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
    The Greek was standing proudly, her head poised high, eyes very bright.
    GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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