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conceit -- as in: confident, but not conceited
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Tom Sawyer stepped forward with conceited confidence and soared into the unquenchable and indestructible "Give me liberty or give me death" speech, with fine fury and frantic gesticulation, and broke down in the middle of it.

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

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