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.]

Short Example Sentences for Belie

  • 1. Nor did his form belie his face. 🔊
  • 2. The name did not belie that place! 🔊
  • 3. The event did not belie the prediction. 🔊
  • 4. I hope yours and mine will not belie us. 🔊
  • 5. His personal appearance did not belie his reputation. 🔊
  • 6. As it was, he did not dare to belie his principles. 🔊
  • 7. Thy words belie thy looks, friend Siegbert. 🔊
  • 8. But his manner at the beginning of our interview was there to belie him. 🔊
  • 9. My physical exterior doesn't belie me. 🔊
  • 10. Nelson's deeds did not belie his words. 🔊
  • 11. Since he had begun to belie his nature, mischief possessed him. 🔊
  • 12. Great Wind did not belie his name, and dashed into the night like a tempest. 🔊
  • 13. 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. The green island smiled winsomely in the Atlantic, only to belie itself as an abode of happiness. 🔊
  • 5. In her character were traits that surely did not belie her Louis Quatorze ancestry. 🔊
  • 6. Tell me how I can be grateful: my voice and manner, I believe, seldom belie my feelings. 🔊
  • 7. And in no case is it justifiable to belie conscience or profess a belief the contrary of that which we believe to be true. 🔊
  • 8. Waldenech's appearance did not belie him: he both looked and felt very wicked indeed. 🔊
  • 9. I believe that his face does not belie his character, and that he is quite guided by three or four of his principal advisers. 🔊
  • 10. 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. 🔊
  • 11. The piety and purity of his life belie the supposed necessity for the coarser traits that are thought to go with the terrible trade. 🔊
  • 12. Fortune, however, is proverbially fickle, and she did not belie her character on this particular day. 🔊
  • 13. It was indeed a handsome house into which he presently ushered them, and they soon saw that its interior did not belie its outward appearance. 🔊
  • 14. Such was her look of strength and virility that he almost regretted them, fearing that her character might belie her wondrous femininity. 🔊
  • 15. His theory is contradicted by the history of the past; let us hope that the events of the future will equally belie his prediction. 🔊
  • 16. Well the "good" had not been effectual enough to last, so that far the grimness of the tradition did not belie itself. 🔊
  • 17. His disposition did not belie his physiognomy: full of patience and complaisance, he rather appeared to study with than to instruct me. 🔊
  • 18. An old clock ticked steadily; and if there were no ancient horrors at least the house within did not belie its serious front. 🔊
  • 19. The quantity and variety of provisions which arrived at our boma did not belie the reports respecting the productions of Ugogo. 🔊
  • 20. She had a half-nourished, spiritually and bodily, expression, which did not belie the true state of affairs with her. 🔊
  • 21. If thy soul belie not thy noble form and features, thou wilt not withhold thine aid from a bereaved and sorrowing daughter. 🔊
  • 22. Nannie, in her white frocks and big sun hats, was a sweet little maiden whose soft brown eyes did not belie her disposition. 🔊