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1. belie

verb. ['bɪˈlaɪ'] be in contradiction with.

Synonyms

  • negate
  • vary
  • contradict
  • diverge
  • deviate

Antonyms

  • disclaim
  • stifle
  • gladden
  • relax

Etymology

  • belyen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Belie

  • adl-tabatabai
  • dwi
  • oversupply
  • standby
  • semidry
  • resupply
  • private-eye
  • misapply
  • isty
  • drip-dry
  • cspi
  • whereby
  • underly
  • underlie
  • overfly
  • mistry
  • mcfly
  • lxi
  • drive-by
  • comply
  • versailles
  • thereby
  • switaj
  • supply
  • sundai
  • sri
  • shanghai
  • sci
  • retry
  • reply

Sentences with belie


1. Verb, base form
High ceilings give a room a sense of spaciousness and grandeur that may belie its actual square footage.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They also make lovely gifts that belie their cost.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Its small size, intelligence and refined appearance belie a legendary fearlessness in the face of danger.

4. Verb, past tense
The United Kingdom boasts a great variety of vacation spots that belie its relatively small size.

5. Verb, 3rd person singular present
The clean lines, sleek legs, and asymmetrical construction of this desk belie its ample storage.

2. belie

verb. ['bɪˈlaɪ'] represent falsely.

Synonyms

  • feign
  • falsify
  • dissemble
  • pretend
  • garble
  • sentimentalise
  • affect
  • warp
  • misrepresent
  • represent
  • sentimentalize
  • distort

Antonyms

  • correct
  • prove
  • forfeit
  • real

Etymology

  • belyen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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