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conceit
used in Wuthering Heights

4 uses
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Definition feelings of excessive pride
  • The last reflection may seem conceited; it was not.
    Chapter 2 (49% in)
  • Besides, it's infernal affectation — devilish conceit it is, to cherish our ears — we're asses enough without them.
    Chapter 9 (6% in)
  • The old cynic chose to be vastly offended at this nicety; assuring me, repeatedly, that 'the barn was every bit as good' as I, 'and every bit as wollsome,' and wondering how I could fashion to be so conceited.
    Chapter 13 (71% in)
  • I've a very good mind to shake you severely, for your contemptible treachery, and your imbecile conceit.'
    Chapter 27 (62% in)

There are no more uses of "conceit" in Wuthering Heights.

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