Sentence Examples


  • His expression was nothing if not amiable, yet there was a twinkle in his eyes that belied the surface calm.
  • The tick in his jaw belied how tightly his teeth were clamped.
  • The deep set blue eyes held a smile that belied his solemn expression.
  • She glanced up sharply, but his terse tone and sober expression were belied by the twinkle in those gray-green eyes.
  • His voice had an edge that belied the smile on his lips.

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