good judgment and self-control in one's actions,combined with a quiet confidence in one's abilities
a well-balanced way of holding or moving one's body
"keep your cool"
"The bird poised for a few moments before it attacked"
To put..these circumstances in the scale, and assign to each..its proper poize and influence.
出自： D. Hume
A thousand resolutions..weighed, poised, and perpended.
出自： L. Sterne