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level-headed

Calm and practical, especially in times of stress. Whenever I have a problem with the copier, I call Elaine because she's so level-headed and can always think of a quick solution. You really need to be level-headed if you're going to work in an emergency room.
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In fact, if anything, Monheit seems, well, levelheaded when her head should be spinning.
The long overdue coming out following his arrest was one of the classiest, most levelheaded elements of a career that has been plagued by ugly court cases and lengthy silences.
Baer will call for a more levelheaded approach with respect to increasingly rampant regulatory euphoria.
She also has a levelheaded approach to life which should give Paul the stability and calm he needs at his time of life.
Clearly the young striker has something of an affinity with bright, levelheaded, sensible young women with their feet firmly on the ground.
The company is also led by a levelheaded group of young and talented executives, with whom I look forward to working," Seidman remarked.
Their levelheaded mascot is a mutt named Mom whose barks are translated into subtitles.
While Rogan can be faulted for his tepid response in helping to resolve Burbank Airport's long-running dispute, he still is on the whole a responsive, levelheaded congressman who deserves another term.
His parents, who are interviewed, are a seemingly levelheaded couple from Orange County who have thought long and hard about their son's predilections.
If anything, the passage of time since the publication of ``From Reverence to Rape'' has vindicated Haskell's levelheaded assessments and her refusal to take a dogmatic feminist view ``of a form as complex, as full of contradictions, as hooked into the secret closets and shadowy recesses of the viewer's psyche, as movies.