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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poise(noun)

    a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity equal to one dyne-second per square centimeter; the viscosity of a fluid in which a force of one dyne per square centimeter maintains a velocity of 1 centimeter per second

    Synonyms:
    assuredness, sang-froid, aplomb, cool

  2. poise(noun)

    a state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium

    Synonyms:
    assuredness, sang-froid, aplomb, cool

  3. aplomb, assuredness, cool, poise, sang-froid(verb)

    great coolness and composure under strain

    "keep your cool"

    Synonyms:
    assuredness, sang-froid, aplomb, cool

  4. poise(verb)

    be motionless, in suspension

    "The bird poised for a few moments before it attacked"

    Synonyms:
    brace, balance

  5. brace, poise(verb)

    prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

    Synonyms:
    brace, stabilize, energize, arouse, energise, stabilise, steady, balance, perk up, stimulate

  6. poise(verb)

    cause to be balanced or suspended

    Synonyms:
    brace, balance

  7. poise, balance(verb)

    hold or carry in equilibrium

    Synonyms:
    equilibrize, brace, equilibrate, balance, equilibrise

Editors Contribution

  1. style

    oh this looks so stylee on you. you have a stylee way of doing life.

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. poise(n.)

    Synonyms:
    balance, equilibrium, equipoise

  2. poise(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    balance, hold or place in equilibrium

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    aplomb, temper, cursor, composure

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