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The words of global partnerships were hollow, the partnerships themselves glib, corrupted by greed and selfishness — and they remained fundamentally imbalanced.

I became more careful about how I wrote the violence, knowing that while I could still be realistic, what I must never be is glib.

From Time

The frankly strange thing about this is that, to be glib about it, they should be smarter than this.

From Vox

When all this was initially pitched to me by an especially glib PR guy, I was skeptical.

Rogen and his collaborators would not have been wrong to fear a backlash to a lighter, more glib depiction of Anderson’s ordeal.

From Time

But this cynical take is too glib and sweeping to explain everything.

The book is at times fun, at other times chilling, but it also can be quite glib.

“We should not let people get away with this glib excuse that this is about voter fraud,” says Ornstein.

Truth in Advertising balances the droll with the hopeful and the glib with the heartfelt.

Debate, as we saw last Wednesday night, sometimes over-rewards the glib one-liner, or incentivizes stubborn misrepresentation.

She was very glib with the sheep and the geese, but the grindstone made her head ache, and she gave it up.

Another man glib of tongue and crafty of brain might have lied his way out of an abominable situation.

The glib story of the bribery was like the bite of a slipping crane-hitch—slow to take hold.

“Never since sun-birth,” Hildebrand responded, with glib emphasis.

"Because you are free: you do not love," impetuously returned the other with glib, persistent vehemence.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glib, such as: artful, articulate, eloquent, facile, loquacious, and talkative.

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