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See definition of facilely on Dictionary.com
  • as inreadily
  • as incleverly
  • as inshrewdly
  • as ineasily
  • as infreely

synonyms for facilely

  • cheerfully
  • eagerly
  • easily
  • freely
  • gladly
  • immediately
  • promptly
  • willingly
  • at once
  • at the drop of a hat
  • hands down
  • in a jiffy
  • in no time
  • lightly
  • no sweat
  • nothing to it
  • piece of cake
  • quick as a wink
  • right away
  • slick as whistle
  • smoothly
  • speedily
  • straight away
  • swimmingly
  • unhesitatingly
  • well
  • without delay
  • without demur
  • without difficulty
  • without hesitation
  • ably
  • knowingly
  • slyly
  • smartly
  • carefully
  • deliberately
  • cleverly
  • intelligently
  • keenly
  • coolly
  • artfully
  • judiciously
  • deftly
  • skillfully
  • adroitly
  • sagaciously
  • cunningly
  • deceptively
  • foxily
  • guilefully
  • perspicaciously
  • trickily
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antonyms for facilely

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  • difficultly
  • grudgingly
  • unwillingly
  • unskillfully
  • clumsily
  • awkwardly
    • questionably
    • insufficiently
    • difficultly
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    How to use facilely in a sentence

    Unusually, he’s as facile in doing theory to figure out what experiments need to be done as he is in doing the experiments.
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    Each successive act facilely evoked by its predecessor pushes us automatically into the next act of a predetermined series.
    HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
    Milly's indifference argued in her a difference from most women, facilely contented as they usually seemed.
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    Changeability is attributed to the feminine, but Maya was not able to shift her mood as facilely as her fiance.
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    She had been willing to be lightly, facilely happy over it like other people.
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    And, like all popular ideas, it is unthinkingly accepted and facilely claimed.
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    Her father hadn't been the happy, satisfied, facilely successful person he was supposed to be.
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    WORDS RELATED TO FACILELY

    • ably
    • adroitly
    • agilely
    • aptly
    • cunningly
    • deftly
    • dexterously
    • expertly
    • facilely
    • glibly
    • handily
    • ingeniously
    • neatly
    • nimbly
    • proficiently
    • quickly
    • readily
    • resourcefully
    • skillfully
    • smoothly
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