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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 strength of the investor market belies leasing trends in the northern New Jersey market, according to Merin.
And they've done so in an informal, visually pleasing, humorous, and engaging presentation that belies the density and scope of the subject matter.
The casualness of a reference to "deconstruction" in his conclusion belies the fact it is precisely to deconstruction that we owe such insights.
Austin's extensive tree canopy belies the stereotype of a parched and barren Texas.
His dulcet tone belies the stunning action that ultimately uncovers traitors within the royal family itself.
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.
The simplicity of the main moves belies the complexity that working with exciting buildings inevitably entails.
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).
For Utah Contemporary Dance Company, a troupe whose ability to play to an audience belies its apparent youth, Michaels developed Shed My Skin, the working title for a quirky play on identity that is set to a Bach harpsichord concerto.
The small size of the chapel in Palazzo Vecchio (approximately four meters square) belies its central importance in Bronzino's career, in the development of the Florentine maniera, and in the evolving iconography of the Medici principate.
This is an astoundingly beautiful book, whose simplicity belies a complex world; that it is the beginning of a series is reason to cheer.
Their austere formal simplicity belies an almost guarded yet nonetheless resonant quality, a timorous discretion that reflects our most profound experience of the wild.
Closed, the cabinet appears as a minimalist cube - a solid and restrained form that belies its complex and interactive quality.