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  • n  a kind of fluent easy superficiality
    the glibness of a high-pressure salesman

  • The play's glibness melts before its arresting images; the climactic re-creation of the crime is a stunning coup-de-theater.
  • The Republican was an ex-Democrat and glibness on wheels, and his big smile looked as if he'd worked on it all summer.
  • Nowhere but on radio could this mix of fast-fact glibness and folksy sentiment be so engaging.
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  • On that war on women …
    The first thing you need to keep in mind about Mike Huckabee is that, above all else, he trusts his glibness and the sonic wonder of his oratorical wizardry.
    Jan. 29, 2014 - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Quotes

  • Christopher Hitchens in Wall Street Journal Blogs (blog)
    By comparing her to Rev. Wright, Hitchens writes, Obama was "looking for a moral equivalent to a professional demagogue who thinks that AIDS and drugs are the result of a conspiracy by the white man : This flabbergasting process, made up of glibness...
  • Joe Starkey in San Francisco Chronicle
    Pawlawski was a natural, sensational from the minute he walked in (the booth),Cal play-by-play man Joe Starkey said. "I think Troy will probably be a little slower with that kind of glibness. ...... His knowledge of the game will be as...
  • Jeffrey Sachs in International Herald Tribune
    I am a pragmatist and have heard for two decades from cynics about what can't be done and seen with my own eyes what can be done,Sachs said in an interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos. "There is so much glibness and cynicism about...

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