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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glib  \Glib\,  a.  [Compar.  {Glibber};  superl.  {Glibbest}.]  [Prob. 
  fr  D.  glibberen  glippen,  to  slide,  glibberig  glipperig 
  glib,  slippery.] 
  1.  Smooth;  slippery;  as  ice  is  glib.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  Speaking  or  spoken  smoothly  and  with  flippant  rapidity; 
  fluent;  voluble;  as  a  glib  tongue;  a  glib  speech. 
 
  I  want  that  glib  and  oily  art,  To  speak  and  purpose 
  not  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Slippery;  smooth;  fluent;  voluble;  flippant. 




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