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Don Quixote
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  • —there came a burst, not of sighs, or anything belying his delicacy or good breeding, but of some two dozen stitches in one of his stockings, that made it look like a window-lattice.

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as in: his smile belied his treachery Define
to give a false impression; or be in contradiction with
as in: the loss belied our confidence Define
to show something to be false or unfounded
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