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Word: facile

Definition: easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility


Sentences Containing 'facile'

A 1-16 to 1-10 defeat of Abbey-Duniry once again gave Cloonan a third championship medal. He later added a second Connacht medal to his collection following a facile 1-13 to 1-6 defeat of Tooreen.
As a three-year-old, following a facile victory in the Greenham Stakes at Newbury, Mill Reef was beaten three lengths in the 2,000 Guineas by Brigadier Gerard, who was to prove himself one of the best milers ever, with his old rival My Swallow back in third. Although his breeding hinted otherwise, Mill Reef then proved himself to be the outstanding middle distance racehorse of the year, easily winning the Epsom Derby by two lengths from Linden Tree, the Eclipse Stakes at Sandown (beating the crack French colt Caro by four lengths) and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot by six lengths from Derby Italiano winner Ortis.
Electronic biosensing offers significant advantages over optical, biochemical and biophysical methods, in terms of high sensitivity and new sensing mechanisms, high spatial resolution for localized detection, facile integration with standard wafer-scale semiconductor processing and label-free, real-time detection in a nondestructive manner . Devices based on field-effect transistors (FETs) have attracted great attention because they can directly translate the interactions between target biological molecules and the FET surface into readable electrical signals.
New York has seen enough of this company over 30 years to do away with facile stereotypes.
Psychologists should not arrive at facile conclusions either way along these lines.
The development of facile chemical glycosylation protocols is essential to synthesizing complex oligosaccharides.
The guide book names the preserver of the legend, and compliments his`facile pen.'
While wild type TTR can dissociate, misfold, and aggregate, leading to SSA, point mutations within TTR are known to destabilize the tetramer composed of mutant and wild-type TTR subunits, facilitating more facile dissociation and/or misfolding and amyloidogenesis.
Without further comment or delay then, let us turn the said facile pen loose upon the reader A LEGEND OF WHITE BEAR LAKE.

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