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The Scarlet Letter
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conceit -- as in: confident, but not conceited
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • 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.

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  • Her conceit will be her downfall.
  • Even misfortune didn’t diminish her conceit.

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