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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He was aware her presence would gain the sport much-coveted publicity and his coolheaded professional judgement turned out to be spot-on.
The drama unfolded when coolheaded husband Michael, 33, jumped behind the wheel with their three daughters in the back early on April Fools' Day.
The deliciously intricate plot involves coolheaded improvisation and high levels of unlikely skills, as Ash overcomes one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next.
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.