conceit vs pretension: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: Conceit or pretension

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Conceitnoun

feelings of excessive pride

Conceitnoun

the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride

Conceitnoun

an artistic device or effect

Conceitnoun

an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

Conceitnoun

a witty or ingenious turn of phrase

pretensionnoun

a false or unsupportable quality

pretensionnoun

the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)

pretensionnoun

the advancing of a claim

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