- No, that was too conceited for belief.
- He bore the honor gravely and with no untoward conceit, as though it were only his due.
- Just because you’re conceited at being the ’great blockader’ doesn’t give you the right to insult women.
- In fact, Mammy had spent her time deflating her conceit.
- He could no more resist pricking the conceits, the hypocrisies and the flamboyant patriotism of those about him than a small boy can resist putting a pin into a balloon.
- Oh, men are so conceited they’ll believe anything that flatters them…… I must never let him dream what straits we’re in, not till I’ve got him.
- Well, she wouldn’t swell his conceit by complimenting him on his cleverness.
- Conceited old fool, she thought.
- "Oh, for God’s sake, hush!" interrupted Scarlett, annoyed as usual when he made her look like a conceited fool, and not caring to have Ashley and his honor become the subject of further conversation.
- "Add conceit to dishonor," he said.
- If you are comparing him with yourself, you conceited thing, why— He’s not like you, thank God!
- You are coarse and conceited and I think this conversation has gone far enough.
- Well, don’t fly off the handle so, because I didn’t lie and make you feel conceited.
- All too fast for mere fondness I would think, if I were conceited.
- He hadn’t changed, nothing had changed, and she had been a fool, a stupid, conceited, silly fool, thinking he loved her.
- If I’m pale it’s your fault and not because I’ve missed you, you conceited thing.
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- Her conceit will be her downfall.
- Even misfortune didn’t diminish her conceit.
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