facile
[ fas-il ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late 15th century; French from French, or from Latin facilis ‘easy’, from facere ‘do, make’
Synonyms
  • effortless
  • articulate
Antonyms
  • arduous
  • complicated
Definition
moving, acting, working, proceeding, etc., with ease, sometimes with superficiality
Example
The pianist performed with a facile perfection that kept her audience in a trance.
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