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belie
Used in
Wuthering Heights
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  • 'I think you belie her,' said Heathcliff, twisting his chair to face them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I obeyed, so far as to quit the chamber; when, ignorant where the narrow lobbies led, I stood still, and was witness, involuntarily, to a piece of superstition on the part of my landlord which belied, oddly, his apparent sense.  (not reviewed by editor)

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