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  • verbdisprove
  • verbdeceive

synonyms for belies

  • contradict
  • negate
  • repudiate
  • confute
  • contravene
  • controvert
  • deny
  • disagree
  • explode
  • gainsay
  • negative
  • oppose
  • disaffirm

antonyms for belies

MOST RELEVANT
  • approve
  • affirm
  • agree
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • concur
  • consent
  • endorse
  • go along
  • harmonize
  • help
  • prove
  • attest
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How to use belies in a sentence

The result is an industry whose products and working conditions belie the industry rhetoric about changing the world for the better.
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Her optimistic assessment is belied, however, by recent reports of investors and multinational companies decamping for Singapore, and of wealthy individuals moving gold out of Hong Kong.
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This ability comes so naturally to us it belies the complexity of the brain’s data-crunching processes under the hood.
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That message, though, belies a major influx of institutional support as Boerner Horvath’s colleagues and the Democratic Party have bolstered her campaign with tens of thousands of dollars in donations.
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Carolina’s consistent predilection for offensive rebounding and 2-pointers also belie a sport-wide trend away from both those strategies.
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A more intimate acquaintance with their manner belies this reputation.
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Meaning that although a person takes plenty of food and nourishment, his appearance belies it.
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But science says that no man is really dead who still retains his consciousness, by which statement science belies its name.
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But there are many whom a suspicion of the dilettante in such an exterior belies, and Narcissus was one of them.
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The man whose outer life belies the inner is an enforced suicide.
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