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poise

US [pɔɪz]
UK [pɔɪz]
  • n.沉着自信;稳重;自若;优雅的举止
  • v.保持(某种姿势);抓紧;使稳定
  • Web泊;使平衡;泊思
Simple Present:poises  Present Participle:poising  Past Tense:poised  
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n.
1.
沉着自信;稳重;自若a calm and confident manner with control of your feelings or behaviour
2.
优雅的举止;仪态the ability to move or stand in an elegant way with good control of your body
v.
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保持(某种姿势);抓紧;使稳定to be or hold sth steady in a particular position, especially above sth else
The hawk poised in mid-air ready to swoop.
老鹰在半空中盘旋,准备俯冲。
He was poising himself to launch a final attack.
他稳定住自己,以发动最后攻击。
She poised the javelin in her hand before the throw.
她把标枪握稳,然后投了出去。

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