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(verb) to give a false impression of / (verb) to present an appearance not in agreement with / (verb) to show (something) to be false or wrong / (verb) to run counter to; contradict / (verb) disguise

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Not only does the 'historical 'dialectical' belie the speculative dialectic; we have to admit that there is no dialectic at all.

the excessive single quotes are a mistake in the original I think

—p.173 Energumen Capitalism (163) by Jean-François Lyotard
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Brecht's disorientation before the revolt of the proletariat that belied (realized) his politics

—p.149 Presentation IV (142) by Francis Mulhern, Perry Anderson, Rodney Livingstone
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That wage earners, without social position or higher education or wealth, are of inferior intellect is surely belied by the fact that two of the most splendid writers and speakers on the deepest subjects in American history are self-taught workmen.

—p.10 by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
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2 years ago


which are then immediately belied by events a few weeks later

this is one of those words that I theoretically know but sometimes think means the opposite

—p.88 Rethinking the European Project—and Fast (87) by Thomas Piketty
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2 years, 1 month ago


The absurdly casual dress belies a manner both articulate and direct

—p.55 Condition Bravo (27) by Andrew Thomson
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We do not resist a new world into being; we resist in the name of an old world. The contemporary emphasis on resistance therefore belies a defensive stance towards the encroachments of expansionary capitalism.

—p.47 Why Aren’t We Winning? A Critique of Today’s Left (25) by Alex Williams, Nick Srnicek
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2 years, 1 month ago


Their continued activities belied government claims that all paramilitaries had laid down their arms following a government-sponsored demobilization programme that began in 2003

from Amnesty International’s 2010 Colombia report

—p.106 The Battle of Bogotá (103) missing author
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Yet this is largely belied by his account of its actual trajectory.

—p.130 Kaleidoscopics of Power (127) by Anders Stephanson
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The notion that computers demonstrate capitalism's creativity is finally belied by the computer's history.

—p.37 Technofatalism and the future--is a world without Foxconn even possible? (15) by Bob Hughes
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Not even in his gait can he manage to belie his mother

—p.208 Blumfeld, an Elderly Bachelor (195) by Franz Kafka
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This is religious time, and is belied by the novel itself, which tells us in its every comic, secular scene that Mr Biswas's life cannot be comprehended in one glance. The novel asks us to rise up against its own determinism

—p.21 Why? (1) by James Wood
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2 years ago


I guess this belies the notion that there was this national bourgeoisie that was in any way inherently progressive, or was a natural partner of the working class.

on states like India and Turkey trying to enlist the bourgeoisie's support in rapid industrialisation and mostly failing (kinda like the Russian Revolution I guess)

—p.83 Development From Below (81) by Bhaskar Sunkara
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