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  • It was with reluctance that he suffered her to go; but there was no look of despair in parting to belie his words, or give her hopes of his being less unreasonable than he professed himself.

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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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