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1‘poise is directly concerned with good deportment’
gait, posture, carriage, comportment, bearing, stance, way of standing, way of holding oneself, way of carrying oneself, way of bearing oneself
British attitude, demeanour, mien, air, appearance, aspect, style, manner
2‘she reprimanded him for unprofessional deportment’
behaviour, conduct, performance, way of behaving, way of acting, way of conducting oneself
North American etiquette, manners, ways, habits, practices
North American actions, acts, activities, exploits
North American informal capers
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