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aplomb


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aplomb  \A`plomb"\,  n.  [F.,  lit.  perpendicularity;  ?  to  +  plomb 
  lead.  See  {Plumb}.] 
  Assurance  of  manner  or  of  action  self-possession. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aplomb 
  n  :  great  coolness  and  composure  under  strain;  "keep  your  cool" 
  [syn:  {assuredness},  {cool},  {poise},  {sang-froid},  {self-possession}] 




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