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[v] represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my intentions"
[v] be in contradiction with

Misc. Definitions

\Be*lie"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Belying}.] [OE. bilien, bili?en, AS. bele['o]gan; pref. be- + le['o]gan to lie. See {Lie}, n.]
1. To show to be false; to convict of, or charge with, falsehood. Their trembling hearts belie their boastful tongues. --Dryden.
2. To give a false representation or account of. Should I do so, I should belie my thoughts. --Shak.
3. To tell lie about; to calumniate; to slander. Thou dost belie him, Percy, thou dost belie him. --Shak.
4. To mimic; to counterfeit. [Obs.] --Dryden.
5. To fill with lies. [Obs.] ``The breath of slander doth belie all corners of the world.'' --Shak.

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