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English verb: belie

1. belie (stative) be in contradiction with


Synonymscontradict, negate


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)depart, deviate, diverge, vary

2. belie (communication) represent falsely


SamplesThis statement misrepresents my intentions.


Synonymsmisrepresent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)represent


Narrower (hyponym)affect, dissemble, distort, falsify, feign, garble, pretend, sentimentalise, sentimentalize, sham, warp









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