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Poise
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Poise as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 April 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 15 answers for the crossword clue 'Poise', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Poise a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Poise as an answer itself some 109 times.

Poise is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Thursday, 08 April 2021 with the answer being BALANCE, we also found BALANCE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Poise', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Poise' and give you a hint.

  • Cause to be balanced or suspended
  • Hold or carry in equilibrium
  • Prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
  • Be motionless, in suspension; "The bird poised for a few moments before it attacked"
  • Great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
  • 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
  • A state of being balanced in a stable equilibrium

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

COOL
Loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"

EASE
Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"

TACT
Consideration in dealing with others and avoiding giving offense

5 Letters

BRACE
Cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"

GRACE
(Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence; "the conception of grace developed alongside the conception of sin"; "it was debated whether saving grace could be obtained outside the membership of the church"; "the Virgin lived in a state of grace"

6 Letters

APLOMB
Great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"

STANCE
Standing posture

7 Letters

BALANCE
A wheel that regulates the rate of movement in a machine; especially a wheel oscillating against the hairspring of a timepiece to regulate its beat

DIGNITY
Formality in bearing and appearance; "he behaved with great dignity"

8 Letters

CALMNESS
Steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"

PRESENCE
The impression that something is present; "he felt the presence of an evil force"

9 Letters

COMPOSURE
Steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"

SANGFROID

10 Letters

EQUANIMITY
Steadiness of mind under stress; "he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity"

11 Letters

ASSUREDNESS
Great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"

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