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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.”
Bonnebault was squint-eyed and his physical appearance did not belie his depravity.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE 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 SEASARTHUR COLTON
Archer's horse did not belie the character he had given of him.
FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
She laughed to belie her words, but the note of agitation was not to be concealed.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Why, when I say I am not ashamed to be poor, does the blood rise in my cheeks to belie my words?
Fortune, however, is proverbially fickle, and she did not belie her character on this particular day.
HUDSON BAYR.M. BALLANTYNE
Wee Winn, however, did not belie her somewhat ambitious appellation, as is often the case.
The morning did not belie its fair promise, but opened as brightly as the most exacting hunter could require.
THREE IN NORWAYJAMES ARTHUR LEES
That his general air of discontent did not belie him, and that he was by no means an amiable boy, was at once proved.

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