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Sample sentences for the GRE study word conceit

conceit can be used as a noun

1.Here was an opportunity of taking the conceit out of him. - from A Study In Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
2.Metre or wit the best, or choice conceit to wield in perfect rhyme. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
3.Thy conceit is nearer death than th. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Why, sir, what's your conceit in tha. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.Without a tongue, using conceit alone. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
6.By the bye, _that_ is almost enough to put one out of conceit with a niece. - from Emma by Jane Austen
7.And yet I know not how conceit may ro. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
8.The horrible conceit of death and night. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
9.For thy conceit is soaking, will draw i. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
10.Blown up with high conceits ingendring pride. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
11.The conceits of the poets of other lands I'd bring thee not. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
12.The glimmer of this luminary suggested the above conceits to Mr. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
13.let it be as humours and conceits shall govern. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
14.Dangerous conceits are in their natures poisons. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
15.Seemeth their conference their conceits have wings. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
16.False and boastful conceits and phrases mount upwards and take their place. - from The Republic by Plato
17.I say, we good Presbyterian Christians should be charitable in these things, and not fancy ourselves so vastly superior to other mortals, pagans and what not, because of their half-crazy conceits on these subjects. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
18.And more ingenious still are odd conceits like the poem "Heaven," in which Echo, by repeating the last syllable of each line, gives an answer to the poet's questions. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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