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If most of the McCarthy comparisons have been favorable, all of them have been facile.Compliments Are Nice, but Enough With the Cormac McCarthy Comparisons|William Giraldi|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Real-world profilers have to be careful, and are, not to indulge in facile ethnic, racial or religious “profiling.”
Then I picked up a book that shredded my facile preconceptions—Hard Stuff: The Autobiography of Mayor Coleman Young.
But we should beware of the facile tradition of criticizing colleges, professors, and the young (or just mocking them).
So subsequent headlines made a facile connection with media violence.The Mad Shooter of Paris Is a ‘Natural Born Killer’|Christopher Dickey|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She had never made the mistake of thinking that because his grief was facile it was any the less strong and real.Why Joan?|Eleanor Mercein Kelly
The lay of the land and the lack of a powerful suzerain state to defend them made the Riverains facile prey.Riviera Towns|Herbert Adams Gibbons
A great man dies not with so mean a jest, and Tyburn was untouched to mirth by Shotland's facile humour.A Book of Scoundrels|Charles Whibley
(Then annoyed with their facile humiliation): Get up, sheep!Three Plays|Luigi Pirandello
Then I am of a peculiar disposition—I own that—far from facile, without address, in some points eccentric.Shirley|Charlotte Bront