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conceit
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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Definition
feelings of excessive pride
  • Muck their egotism and their selfishness and their selfishness and their egotism and their conceit and their treachery.
    Chapter 35 (35% in)
  • Kleber, Lucasz, and Hans had done a fine job of their share in the defense of Madrid with the International Brigades and then the old bald, spectacled, conceited, stupid-as-an-owl, unintelligent-inconversation, brave— and-as-dumb-as-a-bull, propaganda-build-up defender of Madrid, Miaja, had been so jealous of the publicity Kleber received that he had forced the Russians to relieve Kieber of his command and send him to Valencia.
    Chapter 18 (36% in)

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