GRE Word List


to give a false impression of

The meaning of the word belie is to give a false impression of.

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misapprehensionto apprehend wrongly : misunderstand
petulantinsolent or rude in speech or behavior
aspersiona false or misleading charge meant to harm someone's reputation
unprepossessingnot tending to create a favorable impression : not prepossessing
compileto compose out of materials from other documents
esotericdesigned for or understood by the specially initiated alone
wispa small handful (as of hay or straw)
eschewto avoid habitually especially on moral or practical grounds : shun
sustenancemeans of support, maintenance, or subsistence : living