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Synonyms for belie

Synonyms for belie

to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

to prove or show to be false

Synonyms for belie

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The genre becomes an "elastic zone" in which one finds a "frivolous picaresque" catering to upper class prejudices and fantasies and belying its earlier status as reform-minded social satire.
Later, Rosenthal chose to run bylined stories by such right-wing hacks as Claire Sterling and Shirley Christian, belying his concerns about "politicized" journalism.
Current law allows for increased contracting to meet project demands, and the State Budget for Fiscal Year 2000-2001 supports it with funding for hundreds of contract engineering positions, belying initiative sponsors' assertion of a "ban" on contracting out.
There is no record that Canada's Prime Minister, on tour in China in January, mentioned Bishop Jia's case to the Belying power brokers.
Mayor James Hahn and the council's members have played the obstructionist card to its logical conclusion, belying their long-standing pledge to support a fair and open secession vote.
This sense of authority, belying the tiny 8 m x 6 m footprint of the house, is the result of the symmetry and clarity of both plan and form: the raised entry point with its staircase and the way in which the doorways and windows are phrased as a single expression at the front of the house.
Belying its squashed-bug profile, the solar-powered vehicle Sunraycer, designed and built by Detroit-based GM Hughes Electronics, sped to victory in a 1,950-mile race across the middle of Australia.
Belying the myth that San Antonio is not a "high-tech" town, Internet advertising company Image Networks, Inc soon to be named Clear Blue Media, Inc, is taking new funding.
LANCASTER - Suspects arrested in Operation Silent Thunder often lived in tidy homes with well-kept lawns, belying the image of methamphetamine makers as hermits cooking up drugs in remote trailers.