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Synonyms for facile
ˈfæs ɪl; esp. Brit. -aɪlfacile

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. facile

    easy, light, pleasant, slight, trifling, trivial

    arduous, difficult, exhausting, hard, laborious, onerous, severe, toilsome, trying

Princeton's WordNet

  1. facileadjective

    arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth

    "too facile a solution for so complex a problem"

    silver-tongued, silver, smooth-spoken, eloquent, fluent

    effortful, unarticulate, inarticulate, profound

  2. facileadjective

    performing adroitly and without effort

    "a facile hand"

    silver-tongued, silver, smooth-spoken, eloquent, fluent

    effortful, inarticulate, profound, unarticulate

  3. eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spokenadjective

    expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively

    "able to dazzle with his facile tongue"; "silver speech"

    argent, silverish, silvery, liquid, eloquent, silver, fluent, smooth-spoken, silver-tongued, silvern, smooth, fluid

    inarticulate, profound, effortful, unarticulate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. facileadjective

    easy, not difficult, not hard

  2. facileadjective

    mild, courteous, affable, not haughty, not austere

  3. facileadjective

    pliant, pliable, flexible, ductile, yielding, tractable, manageable, easily persuaded

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "facile":

    easy, superficial, simplistic

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  1. Chris Cillizza:

    It’s facile. It shows an actual lack of understanding of reality tv( ca n’t believe I ’m typing that). It’s mediocre. It’s a time when viewers need to understand what’s going on at the highest levels of [ government ].

  2. Steve Herz:

    Countries that don't want an outcome can no longer make a facile argument that they will just lose market share to China.

  3. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Easy to break mirror; less easy to see oneself. (Facile de casser le miroir; - Moins facile de s’y voir.)

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