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Aplomb (n)

Definition: Self-confident assurance; poise.

'The Duet' by Luke Fildes (1843 - 1927

‘The Duet’ by Luke Fildes (1843 – 1927)

“As for the piano, the faster her fingers flew over it, the more he marvelled  She struck the keys with aplomb and ran from one end of the keyboard to the other without a stop.” Gustave Flaubert – ‘Madame Bovary’

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