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Daemon
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self-possession

(noun) The trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior.

Synonyms: self-command, willpower, self-control, self-will

Usage: My life depended on my keeping my self-possession, and the desperate nature of the situation lent me a desperate courage.
KSPavan
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self-possession
Definition: (noun) The trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior.
Synonyms: self-command, willpower, self-control, self-will
Usage: My life depended on my keeping my self-possession, and the desperate nature of the situation lent me a desperate courage.
KSPavan
Posted: Wednesday, August 1, 2018 2:05:22 AM

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Word of the Day
self-possession
Definition: (noun) The trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior.
Synonyms: self-command, willpower, self-control, self-will
Usage: My life depended on my keeping my self-possession, and the desperate nature of the situation lent me a desperate courage.
monamagda
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Emel Rapchan
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self-possession
- self-command, will power, willpower, self-control, self-will
- firmness of purpose, resoluteness, confidence, self-assurance, self-confidence, presence of mind

Use
- Despite his minors blunders at the beginning, he succeeded on this project mostly because of his self-possession to wait the best moment of action.
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