Verb(1) be in contradiction with(2) represent falsely
(1) the notebooks belie Darwin's later recollection(2) the quality of the music seems to belie the criticism(3) These figures belie the constantly repeated claims of mass popular support for the brutal war.(4) But their political views and their actions belie that claim.(5) I was a first year medical student when I first realized that outward appearances occasionally belie the truth.(6) In fact, the appearance tends to belie the reality.(7) Already, we have encountered many instances that would belie any such claim.(8) The company is rated top for popularity, belying its comparatively small market share.(9) Amy asked in an excited tone belying her true feelings.(10) His rather unimpressive exterior belied the terrible power he could wield.(11) Her direct manner belies the cozy atmosphere of her pub, where women chat and snuggle comfortably.(12) His gruff manner always belied a kindness in him that all his close friends knew he had.(13) But, this is belied by their own statements, and the truth.(14) Berlow's review of the memos themselves, however, belied that claim.(15) The strong shows of support for him belied claims that the party was falling apart without its leader.(16) His dapper appearance and smile belied an awkward personality.
1. contradict ::
2. negate ::
3. misrepresent ::
1. betray ::
2. represent ::
belie, belied, belies
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