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belie (verb), belies; belied; belying
1. To slander, to depart from or to evade the truth, to falsify; to contradict: After Fidel explained why he was late to work, he was told that his boss knew that he belied his story.

Diego's actions are belying his claims of being falsely accused of misbehavior.

2. To misrepresent, to give a false idea about something, or to conceal: The speaker's smile belied his anger at the critical comments made by the man in the audience.

Sonja's appearance and behavior belie her young age.

To tell lies or to misrepresent one's real feelings.
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To disguise or give a false impression.
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To give a false idea or statement about something, or to conceal the truth with lies. (2)