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belied

verb
past tense of belie

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1 to give a misleading impression of
  • his bright smile belied his actual mood, which was really one of great sadness

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“Belied.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/be-lied. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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