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belie -- as in: the loss belied our confidence
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as in: the loss belied our confidence Define
to show something to be false or unfounded
  • Her actions belie her words.
  • History belies the stereotype.
  • "I think you belie her," said Heathcliff, twisting his chair to face them.
    Bronte, Emily  --  Wuthering Heights
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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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