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Unusually, he’s as facile in doing theory to figure out what experiments need to be done as he is in doing the experiments.

Each successive act facilely evoked by its predecessor pushes us automatically into the next act of a predetermined series.

Milly's indifference argued in her a difference from most women, facilely contented as they usually seemed.

Changeability is attributed to the feminine, but Maya was not able to shift her mood as facilely as her fiance.

She had been willing to be lightly, facilely happy over it like other people.

And, like all popular ideas, it is unthinkingly accepted and facilely claimed.


On this page you'll find 147 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to facilely, such as: ably, adroitly, aptly, deftly, expertly, and handily.

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