Sentence Examples


  • For many people, personal experiences belie the truth.
  • Conversely, the party atmosphere is also ideal for loose movements that belie the precision required to accomplish them.
  • The space-age materials belie the classic black and orange color scheme.
  • He voted for Johnson's conviction on his trial for impeachment, and for this was severely criticized, since, in the event of conviction, he would have become president; but Wade's whole course before and after the trial would seem to belie the charge that he was actuated by any such motive.
  • On his accession to the throne in 1840 much was expected of a prince so variously gifted and of so amiable a temper, and his first acts did not belie popular hopes.