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belie
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Jane Eyre
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belie
Used in
Jane Eyre
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  • The promise of a smooth career, which my first calm introduction to Thornfield Hall seemed to pledge, was not belied on a longer acquaintance with the place and its inmates.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: the loss belied our confidence
as in: his smile belied his treachery
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