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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
I am picking them at random here, because evil is so damn facile.
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).
But he was a man of marked executive ability, and when occasion demanded he wielded a facile and ready pen.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
But the notion may very well be of older date than this period of facile illustration.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
For the second time I felt my facile invention sitting somewhat less easily on me.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
Indeed, Chopin even found fault with the master where he is universally regarded as facile princeps.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
Wherever you go you will hear, in tram or car, the facile gossip of literature.American Sketches|Charles Whibley