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facile
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Middlemarch
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  • In religion he could be, as long as it suited him, the facile echo of Dorothea’s vagaries.
  • "My love," he said, with irritation reined in by propriety, "you may rely upon me for knowing the times and the seasons, adapted to the different stages of a work which is not to be measured by the facile conjectures of ignorant onlookers.

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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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