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conceit -- as in: confident, but not conceited
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The Winter's Tale
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  • For thy conceit is soaking, will draw in More than the common blocks:—not noted, is’t, But of the finer natures? by some severals Of head-piece extraordinary? lower messes Perchance are to this business purblind? say.
  • Believe me, thou talkest of an admirable conceited fellow.
  • O sir, I shall be hated to report it: The prince your son, with mere conceit and fear Of the queen’s speed, is gone.

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

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