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be·lie / biˈlī/ • v. (-ly·ing) [tr.] 1. (of an appearance) fail to give a true notion or impression of (something); disguise or contradict: his lively alert manner belied his years.2. fail to fulfill or justify (a claim or expectation); betray: the notebooks belie Darwin's later recollection.

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belie OE. belēogan = OHG. biliugan, f. BE- + LIE2.