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conceit
used in
The Scarlet Letter

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Definition feelings of excessive pride
  • The glimmer of this luminary suggested the above conceits to Mr. Dimmesdale, who smiled—nay, almost laughed at them—and then wondered if he was going mad.
    Chapter 12 -- The Minister's Vigil (31% in)

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