verb (used with object), be·lied, be·ly·ing.
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His relentless chipperness and nerdish fascination with intervals between train arrivals belie his success as a shrewd political negotiator.Can Public Transit Survive the Pandemic? London's New Transport Commissioner Wants You to Believe It Can|Ciara Nugent/London|April 2, 2021|Time
The two have a loose, conversational style that belies the painstaking research that goes into each episode, and they’re particularly skilled at unpacking media perceptions of misunderstood women like Princess Diana, Anita Hill, and Tonya Harding.
Ad tech’s optimistic posturing against Google’s renewed war against user-level tracking belies an uncertain outlook.
The qualities she describes are how most people experience life, and the contradictory traits belie the fact that everyone falls somewhere on the spectrum of “confident” to “insecure,” of “overplanner” to “procrastinator.”This week in TikTok: How does TikTok know I have ADHD?|Rebecca Jennings|February 9, 2021|Vox
But the events around her entry into politics belie her image as the friendly woman next door in small town Iowa.In 2005, ‘Iowa Nice’ Ernst Helped to Oust Veterans From Local Board After They Opposed Her Candidacy|Ben Jacobs|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the causes belie a looming emergency that may leave hospitals scrambling, Red Cross officials said.
This obviously contributes to under-reporting and may belie the campus' safety records.
Those questions are what belie the real problem with effort.‘Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse’ Review: We. We Are Underwhelmed|Kevin Fallon|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And if Obama has recently sounded like a paragon of judicious oversight, the actions of his administration belie his words.The Domestic Spying of Hoover’s FBI Is an Eerie Prequel to the NSA’s Snooping Today|Betty Medsger|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bonnebault was squint-eyed and his physical appearance did not belie his depravity.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The Transport Company thought much of him, only they said he was reckless, and he surely acted youthful to belie his looks.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton
Archer's horse did not belie the character he had given of him.Frank Fairlegh|Frank E. Smedley
She laughed to belie her words, but the note of agitation was not to be concealed.The Highgrader|William MacLeod Raine
Why, when I say I am not ashamed to be poor, does the blood rise in my cheeks to belie my words?The Library of Work and Play: Housekeeping|Elizabeth Hale Gilman