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

synonyms for facilely

  • ably
  • adroitly
  • aptly
  • deftly
  • expertly
  • handily
  • ingeniously
  • neatly
  • nimbly
  • skillfully
  • smoothly
  • agilely
  • cunningly
  • dexterously
  • glibly
  • proficiently
  • quickly
  • readily
  • resourcefully
  • ably
  • adroitly
  • artfully
  • carefully
  • cleverly
  • coolly
  • deftly
  • deliberately
  • intelligently
  • judiciously
  • keenly
  • knowingly
  • skillfully
  • slyly
  • smartly
  • sagaciously
  • cunningly
  • deceptively
  • foxily
  • guilefully
  • perspicaciously
  • trickily

antonyms for facilely

MOST RELEVANT
  • awkwardly
  • clumsily
  • unskillfully
  • difficultly
  • insufficiently
  • questionably
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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.
    AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
    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.
    THE NEST, THE WHITE PAGODA, THE SUICIDE, A FORSAKEN TEMPLE, MISS JONES AND THE MASTERPIECEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
    Changeability is attributed to the feminine, but Maya was not able to shift her mood as facilely as her fiance.
    REBELS OF THE RED PLANETCHARLES LOUIS FONTENAY
    She had been willing to be lightly, facilely happy over it like other people.
    THE JUDGEREBECCA WEST
    And, like all popular ideas, it is unthinkingly accepted and facilely claimed.
    THE UNPOPULAR REVIEW, NUMBER 19VARIOUS
    Her father hadn't been the happy, satisfied, facilely successful person he was supposed to be.
    THE RETURN OF THE PRODIGALMAY SINCLAIR
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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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