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Be-Lying

Pronunciation of Be-Lying
/biːlˈa͡ɪɪŋ/, /biːlˈa‍ɪɪŋ/, /b_iː_l_ˈaɪ_ɪ_ŋ/

Synonyms for be-lying:

belie (verb)

color, conceal, confute, contradict, contravene, controvert, deny, disagree, disguise, distort, explode, falsify, gainsay, garble, gloss over, hide, mislead, misrepresent, misstate, negate, negative, oppose, pervert, repudiate, trump up, twist, warp, Disaffirm, Miscolor, give the lie to.

color (verb)

angle, belie, cook up, doctor, embroider, fake, fudge, magnify, overstate, pad, prejudice, taint, slant.

contradict (verb)

buck, challenge, confront, counter, counteract, cross, dare, differ, disclaim, disprove, dispute, impugn, take on, traverse, fly in the face of, call in question, thumbs down, have bone to pick, refuse to accept.

defame (verb)

asperse, besmirch, blacken, blister, calumniate, denigrate, detract, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disparage, knock, malign, pan, roast, scandalize, scorch, slam, smear, stigmatize, traduce, vilify, vituperate, bad-mouth, cast aspersions on, cast slur on, do a number on, put zingers on, speak evil of, throw mud at, villainize.

disguise (verb)

affect, age, alter, antique, assume, beard, camouflage, change, cloak, counterfeit, cover, deceive, dissemble, dissimulate, doctor up, dress up, feign, front, masquerade, muffle, obfuscate, obscure, pretend, redo, screen, secrete, sham, shroud, simulate, touch up, varnish, veil, whitewash, make up, cover up, make like, put on an act, put up a front, put on a false front, put on a front, wear cheaters.

disprove (verb)

blow up, break, confound, expose, invalidate, overthrow, overturn, puncture, rebut, refute, shoot, tear down, throw out, weaken, disconfirm, find unfounded, poke holes in, set aside, blow sky high, knock bottom out of, knock props out, shoot holes in.

distort (verb)

bend, bias, buckle, collapse, contort, crush, curve, decline, deteriorate, deviate, disfigure, gnarl, knot, lie, mangle, melt, misconstrue, misinterpret, sag, scam, slump, snow, torture, wind, wrench, writhe, Misshape, con, make out like, phony up, put one on.

explode (verb)

debunk, deflate, discard, shoot down, shoot full of holes.

falsify (verb)

adulterate, cook, deacon, equivocate, exaggerate, fib, forge, gloss, misquote, palter, prevaricate, promote, salt, frame up, tamper with, fake it, four-flush.

garble (verb)

confuse, corrupt, jumble, mutilate.

gloss (verb)

explain, extenuate, justify, mask, palliate, rationalize, smooth over, sugarcoat, veneer, white, whiten, soft-pedal.

misrepresent (verb)

blarney, cheese, blow smoke.

misrepresent/misquote (verb)

build up, dress, embellish, overdraw, pirate, puff, skew, stretch, Misreport, give snow job, spread it on, take out of context, throw a curve.

mock (verb)

beguile, betray, cheat, defeat, defy, delude, disappoint, dupe, elude, foil, fool, frustrate, juggle, let down, sell out, thwart, double-cross.

negate (verb)

abate, abolish, abrogate, annihilate, annul, blackball, break with, cancel, cancel out, countercheck, ding, disallow, dump, neutralize, nullify, quash, redress, repeal, rescind, retract, reverse, revoke, stonewall, turn down, turn thumbs down, undo, vitiate, void, put down, kill.

obscure (verb)

adumbrate, becloud, bedim, befog, blear, blind, block, block out, blur, cloud, darken, dim, eclipse, fog, fuzz, gloom, gray, haze, mist, muddy, murk, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, pettifog, shade, shadow, wrap, cloud the issue, double-talk, muddy the waters, throw up smoke screen.

prevaricate (verb)

beat around the bush, cavil, dodge, evade, fabricate, hedge, invent, jive, quibble, shift, shuffle, tergiversate, Misspeak, put on, beg the question.

scandalize (verb)

blackguard, condemn, deprecate, disgust, embarrass, lampoon, offend, outrage, shock, slander.

slander (verb)

assail, attack, backbite, belittle, blaspheme, blot, curse, damage, decry, defame, defile, depreciate, derogate, hurt, injure, libel, muckrake, plaster, revile, slur, smirch, sneer, strumpet, sully, tarnish, HIT, blacken name, cast a slur on, give a bad name, run smear campaign, sling mud.

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