Belie in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Belie

(transitive) To tell lies about; to slander. [from 13th c.] | (transitive) To give a false representation of, to misrepresent. [from 17th c.] | (transitive) To contradict, to show (something) to be false. [from 17th c.] | (transitive, perhaps nonstandard) To conceal the contradictory or ironic presence of (something). | (transitive, perhaps nonstandard) To show, evince, demonstrate: to show (something) to be present, particularly something deemed contradictory or ironic.

Short Sentences for Belie

  • 1. The name did not belie that place! 🔊
  • 2. Nor did his form belie his face. 🔊
  • 3. The event did not belie the prediction. 🔊
  • 4. His personal appearance did not belie his reputation. 🔊
  • 5. As it was, he did not dare to belie his principles. 🔊
  • 6. Thy words belie thy looks, friend Siegbert. 🔊
  • 7. But his manner at the beginning of our interview was there to belie him. 🔊
  • 8. Nelson's deeds did not belie his words. 🔊
  • 9. My physical exterior doesn't belie me. 🔊
  • 10. Since he had begun to belie his nature, mischief possessed him. 🔊
  • 11. Surely her eyes, so large, so deep, so intense, belie this thought. 🔊

How to use Belie in Sentences?

  • 1. Nor did his appearance in any way belie his reputation, which was unsavory in the extreme. 🔊
  • 2. The life does not belie the books, nor private conduct stultify public profession. 🔊
  • 3. Oh, do not force those beauteous lips to utter cruel words that belie your true self. 🔊
  • 4. In her character were traits that surely did not belie her Louis Quatorze ancestry. 🔊
  • 5. Tell me how I can be grateful: my voice and manner, I believe, seldom belie my feelings. 🔊
  • 6. And in no case is it justifiable to belie conscience or profess a belief the contrary of that which we believe to be true. 🔊
  • 7. Waldenech's appearance did not belie him: he both looked and felt very wicked indeed. 🔊
  • 8. There was no reason to hope that she would belie her character, nor to count on an emotion she did not feel to obtain any information from her. 🔊
  • 9. The piety and purity of his life belie the supposed necessity for the coarser traits that are thought to go with the terrible trade. 🔊
  • 10. I believe that his face does not belie his character, and that he is quite guided by three or four of his principal advisers. 🔊

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