Thesaurus / self-possessed

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It merely looked cool, self-possessed, and—so Lady Holme said to herself—extremely American.

All at once he felt that in him were two persons, so to speak: one really bewildered, the other wise and self-possessed.

The Pharaoh and the PriestAlexander Glovatski

Her eyes were red and swollen as if she had been crying a week, but she was strangely calm and self-possessed.

He drew a dozen long breaths before he was again the cold, self-possessed, steely-eyed avenger.

The Boss of Little ArcadyHarry Leon Wilson

Her face was winning and her self-possessed manner is still the talk of her old-time associates.

That boy is as graceful and self-possessed as if he had spent years in the service.

Her mother—so self-possessed, and commonsensical—to look and speak like this!

Ruth's quiet, self-possessed voice dispelled that pleasing illusion.

I felt full of dismay and grief, but as calm and self-possessed as I ever had been.

The South Sea WhalerW.H.G. Kingston

At Redsands Miss Brabazon had been a little too buxom, a little too self-possessed, also, for his taste.

From Out the Vasty DeepMrs. Belloc Lowndes

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