belie

US [bɪˈlaɪ]
UK [bɪ'laɪ]
  • v.掩饰;遮掩;给人以假象;显示(某事)不正确
  • Web违背;掩盖;伪装
Past Tense:belied  Present Participle:belying  Simple Present:belies  
belie
v.
1.
~ sth
掩饰;遮掩;给人以假象to give a false impression of sb/sth
Her energy and youthful good looks belie her 65 years.
她的活力与年轻美貌使人看不出她有 65 岁了。
2.
~ sth
显示(某事)不正确;证明(某事)错误to show that sth cannot be true or correct
Government claims that there is no poverty are belied by the number of homeless people on the streets.
大街上那些无家可归者证明政府所声称的没有贫困的说法是谎言。

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