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belie

verb [T] uk   /bɪˈlaɪ/ (present participle belying, past tense and past participle belied) us  
to show something to be false, or to hide something such as an emotion: Her calm face belied the terror she was feeling.Proving and disprovingNot showing or feeling emotionsControlling emotions
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