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belie
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War and Peace
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belie
Used in
War and Peace
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  • I have the pleasure of being already acquainted, if the countess remembers me," said Prince Andrew with a low and courteous bow quite belying Peronskaya's remarks about his rudeness, and approaching Natasha he held out his arm to grasp her waist before he had completed his invitation.  (not reviewed by editor)

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