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Meaning of APLOMB

Pronunciation:  u'plâm

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  great coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"

APLOMB is a 6 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: assuredness, cool, poise, sang-froid, self-possession
 See Also: calm, calmness, composure, equanimity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A`plomb"\, n. [F., lit. perpendicularity; ? to + plomb
lead. See {Plumb}.]
Assurance of manner or of action; self-possession.

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