[ US /əˈpɫɑm/ ]
[ UK /ɐplˈɒm/ ]
  1. great coolness and composure under strain
    keep your cool
    keep your cool
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How To Use aplomb In A Sentence

  • But to be fair to him, he kept his aplomb and asked me, with great seriousness, if the representation was a true and proportionate likeness. GALILEE
  • Sedov, a young Israeli of Russian extraction, has a characterful voice - not unlike Ramey's, come to think of it - and he negotiates Rossini's florid music with aplomb.
  • The good professor's recent "there's no heaven" moment of "Imagine"-esque aplomb is what it is. Christopher Cocca: Heaven, Hell And Stephen Hawking
  • Our solidarity, adventuresomeness and aplomb are the acknowledgment to the blackmail of terror ", it was hosted by actress-activist Nandita Das and directed by one-film old Feroz Abbas Khan. The News is NowPublic.com - NowPublic.com: The News is Now Public
  • He was a classical singer and even when it was not customary for people of the cloth to perform on stage, he did so with aplomb.
  • Champagne and chilled fino sherry both perform this role with aplomb but sometimes it pays to go for something a little off-piste.
  • Singer certainly directs the film with aplomb. Times, Sunday Times
  • It tackled steep inclines, rocky surfaces, muddy tracks and sand dunes with aplomb and at no time did I feel it would bog down or fail to scale rocky obstacles.
  • I can recall cherishing school as a youngster, frolicking around the lower-level classrooms at Ben Franklin Elementary School, cutting out those little construction paper handprint turkeys with aplomb and reciting more letters and numbers than a bingo caller. Tonawanda News Homepage
  • The Laois girls captured the honours with some degree of aplomb and assurance.
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