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Adj.1.coolheaded - marked by calm self-control (especially in trying circumstances); unemotional; "play it cool"; "keep cool"; "stayed coolheaded in the crisis"; "the most nerveless winner in the history of the tournament"
composed - serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"
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The drama unfolded when coolheaded husband Michael, 33, jumped behind the wheel with their three daughters in the back early on April Fools' Day.
Enter Gary Lineker, first winning the spot-kick equaliser before Gazza's run was illegally ended and the coolheaded striker nailed another penalty.
Whether the particular narrative about motherhood has women conscripted into service by capitalism or feminism, what's missing is a coolheaded free market analysis, which would regard women as actors in an arena of choices, without the conceit of top-down management.
SETTLE TERRITORIAL DISPUTE IN COOLHEADED MANNER (The Daily Yomiuri as translated from the Yomiuri Shimbun)
Just as his band speaks in coolheaded, seductive language, so does Svenonius conduct himself with inimitable candor and grace.
TWO masked robbers were locked inside the Wirraljewellers they were raiding by coolheaded staff,Liverpool Crown Court heard yesterday.