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Liverpool appear poised for victory in the championship match.
Japan was poised to become the biggest foreign investor in Vietnam.
Two guards stood poised with their hands on their guns.
The shy little girl has grown into a poised young woman.
Rachel appeared to be poised between laughter and tears.
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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
satirical writing or art uses humour to criticize people or things and make them seem silly
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of poised from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.