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English definition of “belie”

belie

verb [T]     /bɪˈlaɪ/ (present participle belying, past tense and past participle belied)
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
(Definition of belie verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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