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  1. poisedadjective

    marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action

    "a gull in poised flight"; "George's poised hammer"

    Synonyms:
    collected, self-possessed, equanimous, self-contained, self-collected

    Antonyms:
    unbalanced, discomposed, imbalanced

  2. collected, equanimous, poised, self-collected, self-contained, self-possessedadjective

    in full control of your faculties

    "the witness remained collected throughout the cross-examination"; "perfectly poised and sure of himself"; "more self-contained and more dependable than many of the early frontiersmen"; "strong and self-possessed in the face of trouble"

    Synonyms:
    gathered, self-possessed, equanimous, collected, self-contained, self-collected

    Antonyms:
    imbalanced, discomposed, unbalanced

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  1. List of paraphrases for "poised":

    prepared

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#3576collected
#6909gathered
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How to use poised in a sentence?

  1. Ben Cardin:

    A nearly united Congress is poised to send President Putin a clear message on behalf of the American people and our allies, and we need President Trump to help us deliver that message.

  2. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif:

    Our defence ties are strong and they are poised to become stronger in years to come.

  3. Steve Vladeck:

    Sullivan provides crucial protection of the independence of news outlets, whose reporting might otherwise be chilled, even for accurate stories, if Supreme Court were easier to sue them for defamation, the more justices who look poised to potentially revisit that precedent in the coming years, the more alarming Justice Thomas's previously idiosyncratic critiques become.

  4. James Anderson:

    In a strategic sense, Putin’s invasion has made Russia as a whole less secure – not only because of the fact that the invasion did not go well, but now NATO is poised to grow.

  5. David Weinberg:

    The process that Secretary of State Kerry has been working very hard to put together was poised for failure before this Gulf spat, it is poised for failure after this Gulf spat.


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