Definition of 'belying'
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Already the bridge was beginning to shine brightly, to appear angry and sore, belying the fixed smile which split his features. THE TOUCH OF INNOCENTS (2001)The place was clean but poor, without modern equipment or furnishings, almost belying the neat, trim exterior. THE GWEN JOHN SCULPTURE (2001)He whistled tunelessly as he went, his easy gait and his casual manner all belying the hellish company he was keeping. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
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