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.
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.