One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘that's too facile an explanation’
simplistic, superficial, oversimple, oversimplified, schematic, black and white
shallow, pat, glib, slick, jejune, naive
North American informal dime-store, bubblegum
2‘he achieved a facile six-lengths victory’
effortless, easy, undemanding, unexacting, painless, trouble-free, unchallenged
leisurely, simple, uncomplicated, straightforward, elementary
informal easy-peasy, as easy as pie, as easy as falling off a log, as easy as ABC, a piece of cake, child's play, kids' stuff, a cinch, no sweat, a doddle, a breeze, a pushover, money for old rope, money for jam
North American informal duck soup, a snap
NZ Australian informal a bludge
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