Word of the Day: Belie

belie be-lie / bĭ-   verb 1. to contradict; to show to be untrue Do not let your deeds belie your words, lest when you speak in church someone may say to himself, “Why do you not practice what you preach? St. Jerome, 347 – 420   2. to misrepresent; to give a false impression It is the fault of our rhetoric that we cannot strongly state one fact without seeming to belie another. Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803 – 1882