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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'

The guide book names the preserver of the legend, and compliments his`facile pen.'
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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