(n.) To show to be false; to convict of, or charge with, falsehood.
(n.) To give a false representation or account of.
(n.) To tell lie about; to calumniate; to slander.
(n.) To mimic; to counterfeit.
(n.) To fill with lies.
(1) Alex Neil’s side belied their newly promoted status with a calm, poised assurance and incision, epitomised by Robbie Brady and the excellent Nathan Redmond.
(2) The results returned on Saturday night belie the weeks of derailed campaigning and defensive strategy from the National party.
(3) I’ll do some comedy about my dog.’” This complacent image is belied by the level of detail in the new show, and in her work as one half (with Ellie White) of the Sexy American Girls Family, who appeared in Edinburgh in the Invisible Dot Circus .
(4) But the simplicity of the ruleset belies the astonishing complexity that the game can demonstrate.
(5) Lu, who declined to give her full name for fear of reprisals, has a short bob haircut, a round face and soft, lilting voice that belies an undercurrent of outrage.
(6) They say you cannot please everyone, but referee Michael Oliver succeeded in pleasing neither Roberto Martínez nor Garry Monk in this feisty encounter which belied the mid-table comfort Everton and Swansea currently enjoy.
(7) There was a sharpness about them that belied their recent poor run on their travels, with defeats at both Bournemouth and Watford preceding this.
(8) Their performances at the Games belie this deep-rooted problem: 15 of India's 38 gold medals were won by women, including that of the discus thrower Krishna Poonia, who achieved the country's first Commonwealth athletics gold for 52 years.
(9) (To argue that the presence of sloppy, boiling-hot calzones belies their sandwich nature is a debate on elaboration, not intention, like saying that a leaky building proves that buildings are not a form of shelter.)
(10) The Queen's perma-grimace belied her true feelings.
(11) Cheney has been a creature of Washington since 1969, a 44-year streak whose very length belies any inclination toward insurrection, much less any sort of change.
(12) The argument that this was a vote about “economic” issues – since the hated European migrants were not brown or black – is belied by the deliberate commingling of every type of foreigner.
(13) With access to and from the building very tightly controlled, and the street outside the building closed to all traffic, the muted atmosphere belied the occasion.
(14) Rashard Bradshaw is Cakes Da Killa , the puppy-faced new kid on the block whose sound is decidedly more straight-up hip-hop than many of his peers, and his humble disposition belies his solid flow.
(15) Everything about the project belied this pessimism.
(16) SPLI and BELI levels, acetylcholinesterase activity, and total protein content were determined by radioimmunoassay, a colorimetric method, and by the method of Lowry et al.
(17) But the latest hair-brained pre-election housing policy emanating from the mouth of work and pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith seems to belie a fundamental misunderstanding of that fact.
(18) Leeds allowed José Manuel Casado’s corner to bounce and Ameobi drilled Bolton ahead with a confidence that belied his 17-month wait.
(19) De Maizière seems convinced Washington's rhetoric belies its need to keep a firm, if expensive, foothold in Europe.
(20) There is much to like about Blount, whose 235lb frame and physical style belie his explosive acceleration.
(v. t.) To accuse falsely and maliciously of a crime or offense, or of something disreputable; to slander; to libel.
(v. i.) To propagate evil reports with a design to injure the reputation of another; to make purposely false charges of some offense or crime.
(1) Claims that boys were murdered by VIP sex ring are credible and true - police Read more “I denied all and each of the allegations in turn [to police] and in detail and categorised them as false and untrue and, in whole, a heinous calumny,” said Proctor’s statement.
(2) It’s the sickness of those who insatiably try to multiply their powers and to do so are capable of calumny, defamation and discrediting others, even in newspapers and magazines, naturally to show themselves as being more capable than others.
(3) Left-wing philosopher Bernard-Henry Lévy spoke of a noble man who had been the victim of a "spiral of horror and calumny".
(4) The combination of blinking and nodding when he says "rekindled freedom's flame" tempts us to truly un-Christian calumny.
(5) They must take their children away from school; they cannot pay their rent; they starve with their families; they are politically and socially defamed and calumniated.
(6) He told the BBC: "A dreadful slander is being perpetrated … If your father of beloved memory was treated like that you would do anything at all to rebuff and rebut and destroy these calumnies.
(7) Perhaps he would have been intrigued by the announcement of the latest hi-tech wheeze intended to counter the age-old problem of the rapid dissemination of falsehood, calumny and plausible gibberish: a social media lie detector .
(8) For the Sun, Juncker is "the most dangerous man in Europe", the son of a "Nazi" – an improbable calumny.
(9) Perhaps the greatest calumny committed against old people – and the one that most frightens the not-yet-old – is the belief that ageing causes us to leech vitality.
(10) Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Nor is this the only calumny Ruskin has suffered.
(11) The similarities in the suffering of these two children should remind us of the calumny and chaos that has defined the history of childhood adversity in Britain.
(12) Their masterly addition that Mitchell called them "plebs" too was the killer calumny.
(13) But many Jews do worry that his past instinct, when faced with potential allies whom he deemed sound on Palestine, was to overlook whatever nastiness they might have uttered about Jews, even when that extended to Holocaust denial or the blood libel – the medieval calumny that Jews baked bread using the blood of gentile children.
(14) Uribe has long denied any links to paramilitaries and on Wednesday accused Cepeda via Twitter of "desperately seeking more calumnies" against him.
(15) The calumny that they are simply repeating the ideas of the 1990s – or that they are Tories in disguise – is no more true for its steady repetition.
(16) Unable to shake off the calumny that they broke the world's banks, Labour must handcuff itself to credibility and responsibility.