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characterized by ready but often insincere or superficial discourse

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marked by lack of intellectual depth

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having only superficial plausibility

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artfully persuasive in speech

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In a statement, one of his PhD co-ordinators James Platts said he visited Glib in hospital three or four times.
I object to the glib use of the phrase "time reversal" in "On the Rebound" (SN: 3/15/03, p.
In other words, contrary to the Globe's glib statement, treatment may be free for AIDS patients, but it threatens the future of Canada's health coverage.
Wheeldon isn't afraid to employ a familiar device instead of a glib, "creative" novelty.
They include embarrassing conflicts with the official White House line on policy issues and unnecessary flaps in the media over his glib comments on topics ranging from the dollar to bailouts for countries in financial distress.
With platitudes in hand, they're quick with the glib remark about the "wonders of the private sector" and the need to "empower parents.
Its biographical, anecdotal, and fragmented approach offers confident, knowing, and intimate portraits of the period, but ones that are, in my view, deceptively simple and glib.
Instead, we have relentless, almost nauseating coverage of the weeping friends and family members of the deceased, plus a lot of glib talk about our violent culture that doesn't lead us anywhere.
Saville's sympathy for the blacks' struggle for autonomy and justice is unmistakable, but she keeps a healthy distance from romantic slush and has no patience with conspiracy theories or glib generalizations about racist and exploitative motivations.
The approach looked too glib, the literary conceit too forced, the tone too optimistic, and the content too burdened with laundry lists of core technologies, new rules, and business revolutions.
Half-formed thoughts stretch thinly, break glib and brittle with anaemic freight.
Dagoberto Glib, Before the End, After the Beginning (2011)
Look at the utterances and body-language of Gloomy Gordon and it is plain to me that any delusional person voting for the Liberal Democrats, solely on the basis of a glib TV performance of the former MEP Nick Clegg, is simply allowing Labour to retain power for another taxing term.
First is The Vampire's Assistant, a glossy but glib teen-chiller about two young pals (Josh Hutcherson and Chris Massoglia) who find themselves caught up in supernatural intrigue after visiting a travelling freak show.
The glib response was that this was one of the biggest news stories of the week and therefore topical and prime material to be lampooned.