Real-world profilers have to be careful, and are, not to indulge in facile ethnic, racial or religious “profiling.”
So subsequent headlines made a facile connection with media violence.
Then I picked up a book that shredded my facile preconceptions—Hard Stuff: The Autobiography of Mayor Coleman Young.
Since when, however, does a party have the right to facile lawmaking?
If most of the McCarthy comparisons have been favorable, all of them have been facile.
In all such bush-craft as this Ted was facile princeps, and he asked no better employment.
Consequently the poisoners of the wells of truth had a facile task.
Far better the blithe modern pagan in his white tie and evening clothes, and his facile philosophy.
And yet, how could one consider these trivial, facile French phrases private?
His facility was great, and he had the faults of a facile writer, who started on his career at the age of nineteen.
resourceful, quick; expert
Latin facilis 'easy to do'
late 15c., from Middle French facile "easy," from Latin facilis "easy to do" and, of persons, "pliant, courteous," from facere "to do" (see factitious).
Latin, literally "easily first." An acknowledged leader or chief.