Listening to her speak to Richard Ford at the 92nd Street Y as part of the PEN World Voices Festival, it was easy to see why.
The Special Ops community is stunned by No easy Day, an unauthorized account of the al Qaeda takedown by one of their own.
The stark fact of the delegate math means that there is no easy way around this problem for the party faithful.
Personable and approachable, Jordin was easy to give instruction to because she was present.
This has led to the creation of a vast reserve army of unemployed youth who are easy prey for the drug cartels.
"But it couldn't have been just as easy as that," Dorcas insisted.
And while he has any, can we be easy or free from his insults?
To make a pattern of this kind is not such an easy matter as it looks.
easy there, partner; don't take both them hands down at once.
Nat found Mrs. Parloe sitting in an easy chair by a front window.
c.1200, "at ease," from Old French aisie "comfortable, at ease, rich, well-off" (Modern French aisé), past participle of aisier "to put at ease," from aise (see ease).
Sense of "not difficult to deal with" is mid-14c.; of conditions, "comfortable," late 14c. The concept of "not difficult" was expressed in Old English and early Middle English by eaþe (adv.), ieþe (adj.), apparently common West Germanic, but of disputed origin. Easy Street first printed 1901 in "Peck's Red-Headed Boy." Easy money attested by 1896; to take it easy "relax" is from 1867; easy does it recorded by 1891. Easy rider (1912) was U.S. black slang for "sexually satisfying lover." The easy listening radio format is from 1965, defined by William Safire (in 1986) as, "the music of the 60's played in the 80's with the style of the 40's." Related: Easier; easiest.