Today’s super-terrific-fun word of the day is…………….POISE
Poise (n) \ˈpȯiz\
1: a stably balanced state : equilibrium <a poise between widely divergent impulses — F. R. Leavis>
2a : easy self-possessed assurance of manner : gracious tact in coping or handling; also : the pleasantly tranquil interaction between persons of poise <no angry outbursts marred the poise of the meeting>
2b : a particular way of carrying oneself : bearing, carriage — feeling poised.