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belie

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of belie

  1. 1 to give a misleading impression of his bright smile belied his actual mood, which was really one of great sadness Synonyms of belie misrepresent Words Related to belie contradict; camouflage, cloak, conceal, counterfeit, disguise, hide, mask, obscure; color, deceive, distort, falsify, garble, mislead, misrender, misreport, twist; dissemble, feign, pretend Near Antonyms of belie bare, demonstrate, disclose, discover, evince, exhibit, expose, reveal; flaunt, parade, show off Antonyms of belie betray, represent

  2. 2 to prove to be false the latest information belies the old theory Synonyms of belie disprove, confound, confute, debunk, disconfirm, discredit, falsify, rebut, refute, shoot downWords Related to belie overthrow, overturn; challenge, contest, query, question; doubt, mistrust; debate, discuss, hash (over), moot, talk overNear Antonyms of belie document, evidence, evince, record, show, support, witness; back (up), buttress, corroborate, substantiate; adduce, attest, authenticate, certify, identify; demonstrate, display, illustrate, manifestAntonyms of belie confirm, establish, prove, validate, verify

  3. 3 to keep secret or shut off from view the security council issued false assurances that belied the true gravity of the situation Synonyms of belie hide, blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, paper over, screen, shroud, suppress, veilWords Related to belie bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shadeNear Antonyms of belie bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spreadAntonyms of belie bare, disclose, display, divulge, expose, reveal, show, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveil



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