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Synonyms for poised

Synonyms for poised

marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action

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in full control of your faculties

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"We are privileged to assist some amazing women with their own story or situation, whether it's being a veteran having served our country and transitioning to the civilian workforce, a domestic violence survivor or a single mom," says Gail Foster, executive director of Poised For Success.
Glasgow centre Graeme Morrison is set to return after missing the entire Six Nations with a knee injury, while Castres-bound Max Evans is poised to be included despite also missing the end of the Warriors' season after undergoing elbow surgery.
The market will get tougher now that scrappage has ended, but we are poised to build on our growing reputation as a provider of stylish, safe and thoroughly reliable products."
3 : to be or become ready for something The company was poised for success.
Commercial real estate in Westchester County is poised for a very healthy, upbeat 2007.
Ten years ago, few would have thought that the Internet, at that time a stuttering, stunted realm inhabited by cyber geeks, was actually twenty-first century lightning in a bottle poised to usher in an unimaginable revolution in culture, technology, communications and perception.
At this point, Japon seems poised to fall apart, as surely as Ascen's barn.
WEST BROM boss Bryan Robson is poised to swoop for a second new goalkeeper - Stockport's highly rated James Spencer.
Iraq is headed in the right direction; Israelis and Palestinians appear poised for the first real progress in four years; and there are signs of nascent Arab reform in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon.
The team would not overcome the problems and even worse, they will be stuck in a lack of trust crisis that will last well beyond the end of the project and probably lead to project failure.Organizations look for poised project managers to lead their critical projects to safety.
Brynjar Gunnarsson is poised to return to the Watford squad after a knee injury but compatriot Heidar Helguson is still doubtful with a knee problem.
Lecturers at almost a third of further education colleges, including Calderdale College, Halifax, and Dewsbury College, are poised to strike.
College lecturers in England are poised to strike because they have not been awarded pay rises made under a national deal.
Poised to enjoy the largesse, Anteon, CACI and Praxis have been strong financial performers.
But the assumption that the FED is poised to move on rates is incongruent with another assumption, which is that the global economic recovery is nearing a peak.