Definition of Composures

1. Noun. (plural of composure) ¹



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Definition of Composures

1. composure [n] - See also: composure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Composures

compost
compost heap
compost pile
compostable
compostables
composted
composter
composters
composting
compostlike
composts
composture
compostures
composty
composure
composures (current term)
compot
compotation
compotations
compotator
compotators
compote
compotes
compots
compound
compound-sentence
compound-symbol
compound 48-80
compound aneurysm
compound articulation

Literary usage of Composures

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1. Common-place Book by Robert Southey, John Wood Warter (1850)
"32, third edition. a purling stream running by it, a beautiful garden, a Belvedere, with rare figures of composures, any one of these is a feast for the eye ..."

2. Some Account of the Life and Death of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, who by Gilbert Burnet (1812)
"mixed with his composures; but that flowed rather from the impressions they made on him, when he read them, by which they came to return upon him as his own ..."

3. Discourses Upon the Existence and Attributes of God by Stephen Charnock, William Symington (1874)
"... but from his understanding; he would not be a musician if his composures were contrary to the rules of true harmony : so the laws of men are composed bv ..."

4. Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England by Cotton Mather (1853)
"... a Walter, the authors of lesser composures, out of their modest studies, even as with а ... a Willard, a Stoddard, the authors of larger composures. ..."

5. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"... the Psalms of David, the Song of Solomon, and other sacred composures, which not only treat oftentimes of sublime and supernatural mysteries, ..."

6. Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and by Robert Chambers (1876)
"... and lips, yet there is often something of splendour and vivacity in the eyes, which no pencil can reach to equal ; so in some choice composures, ..."

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