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conceit -- as in: confident, but not conceited
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  • "Conceited?" said Catherine, staring.
  • "He’s amazingly conceited!" thought the Doctor; and then he said aloud: "I am told you are looking out for a position."
  • He’s so terribly conceited."
  • "Don’t tell him he’s conceited?

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

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