coolheaded

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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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At this point, Gawain, sitting by Guinevere at the table, very courteously and coolheadedly asks Arthur to hear his counsel and to allow him to take up the challenge.
The Japanese government must act coolheadedly toward China but must have the will to prevent any move on the part of China to weaken Japan's legal and effective rule of the Senkaku Islands.
We should not do this just on some emotive reason, we need to sit down coolheadedly Analysis of the spending review 4-10 and work out where the World Athletics Championships sits in the ranking.