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Now known as “Sir” to his students, Rohit, 49, is tall and dark-complexioned, with a firm yet calm poise.
The preteen Miss Thang has matured into a grown woman full of poise and compassion.
Denver Coach Vic Fangio is known for exotic schemes and blitzes, and he made Tagovailoa, who had been defined by his poise and decisiveness, look like an uncertain rookie.
He completed 20 of 28 passes for 248 yards, throwing with poise and precision.
What’s more, this compact crossover has been fully redesigned, with all the poise and pluck of a Porsche Macan.
She was a woman of too much natural and acquired poise to remain askew under any shock.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The Hindu walks with a great deal of poise, in fact, very much like an elephant, but he also has the agility of the panther.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
He slowed down the car, but Miss Scovill sat upright and recovered her mental poise, though with evident effort.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
The whole figure had the poise and lightness of a vision; yet in the face an exquisite human tenderness smiled out.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
Splendid was the emir in form and face, with broad shoulders and lordly height and poise.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS

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