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  • n  great coolness and composure under strain

  • All the while, the band members deflected criticism with aplomb, joking about their 15 minutes and telling anyone who would listen that even if they were only one-hit wonders, that .
  • Passed his first high-profile test with aplomb.
  • He has the cool aplomb, analytical acumen and attention to detail of a great athlete, or a master psychopath, maybe both.
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    Nyko's PlayPad Pro controllers make gaming on Android much less painful, as anyone who has attempted to control a high-speed Sonic with a touchscreen can attest. So, how does the company follow up a largely successful peripheral that already performs its appointed tasks with aplomb? By changing very little, it appears. The PlayPad Pro 2 has a slightly sleeker and more aggressive design than its ...
    June 12, 2013 - Engadget
  • Review: iTunes Folder Watch does what it promises
    If an application only does one thing, it better do that one thing really, really well. Especially when the maker of that software application offers another product with very similar functionality plus some extras. ITunes Folder Watch, an application dedicated solely to helping you add new media to iTunes, handles its one task with aplomb. To read this article in full or to leave a comment ...
    June 10, 2013 - PC World
  • Bud Selig Repeatedly Calls 2013 MLB Draft the ’2000? Draft While Announcing Picks (Video)
    A lot of people who accuse MLB commissioner Bud Selig of being out of touch just want to complain. But Selig gave them some real ammunition Thursday night. Selig presided over the latest rendition of the MLB draft Thursday with all the aplomb and accuracy of a commissioner who may be unaware how the years […]
    June 7, 2013 - New England Sports Network

  • Tony Pulis in ESPN
    Ricardo's pulled a genie out of the bag again,Pulis said. "That was terrific and Glenn finished it with aplomb.Thomas had the flu, or he felt very poorly. He didn't feel 110% and we had Simo there. With Steve, we was called on 20 minutes...
  • Phil Jackson in Forbes
    Jackson added that he took notes as he watched how Holtzman "handled men with great egos with great aplomb."
  • Denis Pagan in The Age
    He's been terrific and he's carried himself with real aplomb and I really acknowledge the way he's gone about his training,Pagan said. "He's been outstanding with his preparation before Christmas and after Christmas and he's done...

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