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com·po·sure

composure

 
 
pronunciation:
km po zhr
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part of speech: noun
definition: calmness in thinking or acting; self-control.
Her composure helped to end the fight.
synonyms:
calm
antonyms:
alarm
similar words:
balance, coolness, ease, equilibrium, poise, self-confidence, self-control, temper
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The word composure contains the following part:
-ure Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or process of
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The suffix -ure attaches to Latin verb roots and English verbs.