Tuesday, March 22, 2011

facile



facile [ FAS-ahyl; FAS-il ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. easily obtained or accomplished
2. superficial, shallow
3. flowing or moving freely; fluent
4. mild or affable; compliant; courteous
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Barcelona recorded a facile 2-0 victory over Manchester United in the recently held European Champion's League final.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Some say there's absolutely no proof that our political views are embedded in our DNA. "These are very facile studies that make outrageous claims," says Evan Charney, a political scientist at Duke University.