Belie in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Belie

to give a false impression of

Examples of Belie in a sentence

Janice hoped her smile would belie the sadness she felt. 🔊

In an attempt to belie the vehicle’s high mileage, the car salesman turned back the speedometer on the car.  🔊

The woman hoped her excessive shopping would fool her friends and belie the truth about her empty bank account. 🔊

Because the large man wanted to belie his gentle personality, he often spoke in a rough tone of voice.  🔊

Jason tried to belie the fact he was a lousy worker by showing up early at the office.  🔊

When the editor realized the article did nothing but belie the facts about the trial, he made a hasty decision to replace the piece with an article that was more authentic.  🔊

The small size of the weapon does not belie the amount of danger it can inflict upon a person.  🔊

If you look at the porch closely, you will see that the rotten porch boards belie the stability of the house’s entryway.  🔊

Kim’s blonde hair and strange behavior often belie the fact she is a very intelligent woman who graduated at the top of her college class.  🔊

In order to belie the truth about his illness, Jack always pretends to be healthy and happy at work.  🔊

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