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belie
used in Moby Dick

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
his smile belied his treachery
Definition
to give a false impression; or be in contradiction with
  • Thou beliest thine own heart, Peleg.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (98% in)

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  • However, a warm savory steam from the kitchen served to belie the apparently cheerless prospect before us.
    Chapters 13-15 -- Wheelbarrow; Nantucket; Chowder (86% in)
  • For, thought Ahab, while even the highest earthly felicities ever have a certain unsignifying pettiness lurking in them, but, at bottom, all heartwoes, a mystic significance, and, in some men, an archangelic grandeur; so do their diligent tracings-out not belie the obvious deduction.
    Chapters 106-108 -- Ahab's Leg; The Carpenter; Ahab and the Carpenter (13% in)

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