The no-nonsense Belvin Perry Jr. presided over the tangled proceedings with aplomb.
And your current brand of persuasion entails tempering pushiness with aplomb, brute force with benevolence.
Palin handled the challenge with aplomb: “We have to make it about working people.”
Resolving moral dilemmas is her daily work, and she does it with clarity and aplomb.
When he needed to put Rick Perry and Rick Santorum away during the primaries, by God he did it, and with aplomb.
Was there nothing said about the airs of a country school-ma'am, the aplomb of an adventurer?
Before the end of the repast he had recovered all his assurance, all his aplomb.
"Your father didn't wish you to hear," she said, with all the aplomb she could muster.
Miss Milbrey disunited the chatting couple with swiftness and aplomb.
Suddenly, as if by magic, his aplomb returned, and in a flash of understanding he perceived the situation.
Middle French a plomb 'according to the plummet'
"assurance, confidence," 1828, from French aplomb (16c.), literally "perpendicularity," from phrase à plomb "poised upright, balanced," literally "on the plumb line," from Latin plumbum "(the metal) lead" (see plumb (n.)), of which the weight at the end of the line was made.