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facile
used in Middlemarch

2 uses
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Definition
superficial (lacking depth)

or:

skillful or easily achieved
  • In religion he could be, as long as it suited him, the facile echo of Dorothea's vagaries.
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (93% in)
  • "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.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (77% in)

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