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facile
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Jane Eyre
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  • It is one of my faults, that though my tongue is sometimes prompt enough at an answer, there are times when it sadly fails me in framing an excuse; and always the lapse occurs at some crisis, when a facile word or plausible pretext is specially wanted to get me out of painful embarrassment.

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  • a facile plan, perfect for politics, but inadequate as a real solution
  • The analogy is too facile for so complex a problem.

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