Belying sentence example

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  • The inhabitants, notwithstanding the unhealthiness of their climate, are a strong and athletic race, belying their yellow and sickly appearance.
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  • Murrow 625-259 Wall Clock: Belying its superior functionality, this Accuwave DS clock sports a comfortable vintage feel from its Windsor cherry finish and sleek satin bezel to its old-world Arabic numerals.
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  • They all take great liberties with history, thus belying the opinion of Sanch3 Panza that "the ballads are too old to tell lies."
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  • "I have the pleasure of being already acquainted, if the countess remembers me," said Prince Andrew with a low and courteous bow quite belying Peronskaya's remarks about his rudeness, and approaching Natasha he held out his arm to grasp her waist before he had completed his invitation.
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  • The black swan was thought remarkable when discovered, as belying an old Latin proverb.
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