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to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

to prove or show to be false

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Official trade unions have virtually no significance and are completely subservient to the regime, while the vocal professional syndicates which Muslim Brothers tended to dominate recently have come under state control, with the regime using the pretext that low voting rates in these bodies belies the representative nature of elections.
The casualness of a reference to "deconstruction" in his conclusion belies the fact it is precisely to deconstruction that we owe such insights.
The bleak data belies a new reality, according to Fedele.
The Farm's homey setting belies its sophisticated fare -- and pricey menu.
His dulcet tone belies the stunning action that ultimately uncovers traitors within the royal family itself.
Oddly, though boilerplate homosexual propaganda posits the homosexual intercourse of two men as tantamount to the marital intimacy of man and woman, the sex in the film clearly belies that idea.
Jensen's compositions would seem unresolved or even incomplete were it not for their intuitive elegance: That he often minimizes the physical work necessary to produce his paintings belies the mental effort it takes to create such apparently slapdash beauty.
Likewise, her title track, "Become You," is buoyed along by a bright accordion that belies the song's sober message (a call for intolerant types to do some soul-searching).
This formal resolution belies the intimate connection between the two spaces.
With a dizzying amount of detail, her dancers seem choreographed down to their toenails, yet they move with a blitheness that belies the difficulty.
In addition to statements which explicitly describe such risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements labeled with the terms may, will, potential, opportunity, belies, belier, expects, intends, estimates, anticipates or plans to be which are uncertain and forward-looking.
This is an astoundingly beautiful book, whose simplicity belies a complex world; that it is the beginning of a series is reason to cheer.
But it also belies all the alarmist gum-flapping last year by law enforcement officials who were willing to do and say anything to get the public to vote themselves a tax increase.
Their austere formal simplicity belies an almost guarded yet nonetheless resonant quality, a timorous discretion that reflects our most profound experience of the wild.
Selina has been convicted of assault and fraud, a charge that belies the complexity of events, which are gradually revealed over the course of the novel, that surround her arrest.