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verb [transitive] poise pronunciation in American English /pɔɪz/
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present tense
I/you/we/theypoise
he/she/itpoises
present participlepoising
past tensepoised
past participlepoised

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  1. to hold or balance something carefully
    Poising her skis on the edge of the hill, Denise looked cautiously down at the skiers below.
    Mark poised his pen above the paper.

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