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Word: aplomb

Definition: poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence


Sentences Containing 'aplomb'

"Rolling Stone"'s review of the debut album observed the eclectic nature of the group's music, comparing it to Phil Spector and the Who, and commented that the album's two strengths were Richard Gottehrer's production and the persona of Deborah Harry, saying she performed with "utter aplomb and involvement throughout: even when she's portraying a character consummately obnoxious and spaced-out, there is a wink of awareness that is comforting and amusing yet never condescending."
Langley received positive reviews for his role as Jimmy Kaminsky, with "What's On Stage" stating, 'Bruno Langley also fares well as Jimmy, particularly when he has the chance to showcase his fine voice in the second act.' and Lindsay Corr stating in the "Edinburgh Guide" that, 'Bruno Langley as Jimmy shows acting doesn’t have to take a back seat in musical theatre, as he twitches about the stage in his grey hoodie and delivers his number, ‘You Can’t Keep Me Down’, with understated aplomb.'
The film captures the lifestyle of celebrities with aplomb with the 1950s film industry as its backdrop.

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