Definitions

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  • adjective artfully persuasive in speech

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Examples

  • But comes there a gray-bearded, glib-tongued Greek, with his parchment scrolls, the very letters of which are painful to

    Anne of Geierstein

  • And as clever and glib-tongued as I was, I did not think I was good enough to talk my way out of this.

    Darkly Dreaming Dexter

  • And as clever and glib-tongued as I was, I did not think I was good enough to talk my way out of this.

    DarklyDreamingDexter

  • Lufton was a glib-tongued, empty-headed ass, and reflecting that if his rival were to break the tendons of his leg in one of those rapid evolutions, or suddenly come by any other dreadful misfortune, such as the loss of all his property, absolute blindness, or chronic lumbago, it would only serve him right.

    Framley Parsonage

  • The Master said, β€œIt is on this account that I hate your glib-tongued people.”

    The Analects

  • Ten steps would have taken Hurree into the creaking gloom utterly beyond their reach β€” to the shelter and food of the nearest village, where glib-tongued doctors were scarce.

    Kim

  • Gerard should have realized silence was a bad sign for the glib-tongued young woman.

    Dragons Of A Vanished Moon

  • Gerard should have realized silence was a bad sign for the glib-tongued young woman.

    Dragons of a Vanished Moon

  • Clan laws were not subtle, precedents were rarely cited, and there were no glib-tongued lawyers to represent the factions.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • And from the hints the shade of Epemitreus let fall, and the counsels of King Ariostro's pack of glib-tongued star-watchers, I gather we just keep on the westward and watch for anything unlikely and odd.

    Conan Of The Isles

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