Adjective(1) superficially impressive, but lacking depth and attention to the true complexities of a subject(2) performing adroitly and without effort(3) expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
(1) This was a facile victory for the girls who stormed into the game from the tip-off and dominated their opponents in every sector to seal a great win.(2) The U.12 team from Kiltegan completed the double when they took the title with a facile win over Knockananna at Aughrim.(3) The almost facile nature of this victory, allied to their three championships from three previous attempts, suggests that this team should be hurling at a higher level.(4) The truth itself is far more complex than these facile comparisons, which also makes it more durable.(5) Ferdy Murphy's gelding has struck form with a vengeance recently, scoring at Sedgefield and Catterick, his latest success being achieved in facile style.(6) Unfortunately the film resolves everything in a far too facile manner.(7) Twelve months ago, in the opening league game at Clane, the Lilywhites had a surprisingly facile win.(8) The fate of the book's heroes, Chris and Rowland, is so predictable and facile that it undermines what little complexity existed in their relationship throughout the novel.(9) I leave to another day the easy refutation of this facile understanding of the Constitution's most impressive innovation.(10) He followed up a facile victory at Hexham, with a brave success in testing conditions at Chepstow, and is one that can gallop rewardingly all through the season.(11) O'Toole's emerged with a facile victor to take the team honours, from Tinryland in second place.(12) They had a facile victory over Breaffy with the team turning in a fine performance and they totally dominated in almost every sector of the field to regain the winning thread after some narrow defeats in their previous matches.(13) Still only a five year old Copernicus, a gelding by Polish Precedent was recording his third win in four runs and following up his facile success at Listowel back at the end of September.(14) Naas 20s had a facile victory over Navan last Sunday.(15) This sort of approach is both facile and wrong, on factual as well as normative grounds.(16) They try to turn our complex and multifaceted planet into the facile contents of a military thriller.
(1) facile :: arwynebol
1. simplistic ::
2. effortless ::
3. smooth-spoken ::
1. deep ::
2. profound ::
Different Formsfacile, facilely
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