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Synonyms for belie
bɪˈlaɪbe·lie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contradict, belie, negateverb

    be in contradiction with

    Synonyms:
    neutralise, misrepresent, oppose, nullify, neutralize, contravene, negate, controvert, contradict

  2. misrepresent, believerb

    represent falsely

    "This statement misrepresents my intentions"

    Synonyms:
    misrepresent, wangle, manipulate, fudge, cook, falsify, fake, negate, contradict

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  1. believerb

    Synonyms:
    falsify, misrepresent, represent falsely

  2. believerb

    Synonyms:
    give the lie to, convict of falsehood, show to be false, charge with falsehood

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How to use belie in a sentence?

  1. Dick Durbin:

    Virtually every major law enforcement groupsupports Vanita Gupta, you wouldn't know that would you when you hear on the floor that shewants to legalize all drugs and take money away from the police. Those simplistic statements belie the truth.

  2. Saint Jerome:

    Do not let your deeds belie your words, lest when you speak in church someone may say to himself, 'Why do you not practice what you preach'

  3. William Shakespeare:

    No, 'tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world.

  4. President Barack Obama on Friday:

    When I hear some people say that disagreements over policy belie a general lack of support of Israel, I must object, and I object forcefully.


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