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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Assured; composed.
  • adjective Held balanced or steady in readiness.

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  • adjective Possessing poise, having self-confidence.
  • adjective Ready, prepared.

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  • adjective in full control of your faculties
  • adjective marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action

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