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conceit
used in Arrowsmith

5 uses
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Definition
feelings of excessive pride
  • I'm magnificently uninterested in this conceited hypnotist.
    Chapter 7 (74% in)
  • Salutary was the tartness with which she protested, "You're the most conceited man that ever lived!
    Chapter 15 (81% in)
  • But— The conceited idiot!
    Chapter 26 (77% in)
  • He cheerfully mentioned this to Terry, and was shockingly cursed for his conceit as a "nouveau cultured," as a "typical enthusiastic convert," and so returned to the work whose end is satisfying because there is never an end.
    Chapter 27 (55% in)
  • Then one would have respect even from artistic New Jersey spinsters...... How strange is conceit!
    Chapter 32 (79% in)

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