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easy

(Effortless), adjective effortless, facile, not burrensome, not complicated, not difficult, push over, quick and easy, simple, soft, straightforward, uncomplicated
Associated concepts: easy access to the courts, simple contract

easy

(Lenient), adjective accommodating, benevolent, easy, forbearing, indulgent, lax, loose, permissive, pushover, relaxed, soft, undemanding, understanding, unexacting

easy

(Obvious), adjective apparent, axiomatic, clear, distinct, evident, indisputable, manifest, obvious, plain, readily comprehensible, readily learnable, simple, totally comprehensible, totally learnable, undemanding
Associated concepts: easy construction of a legal document
See also: convenient, effortless, elementary, facile, lenient, malleable, obvious, passable, promiscuous, yielding
References in classic literature ?
Make your tender heart easy," said Dunstan, opening the door.
It would have been easy to frown at Jacob, and kick him, and order him to get away; but David dared as soon have kicked the bull.
Irwine's presence than the confidence which he had thought quite easy before, suddenly appeared the most difficult thing in the world to him, and at the very moment of shaking hands he saw his purpose in quite a new light.
From the smiles and significant gestures of Dame Aloise, from the glances which she threw towards her daughter, Fleur-de-Lys, as she spoke low to the captain, it was easy to see that there was here a question of some betrothal concluded, some marriage near at hand no doubt, between the young man and Fleur-de-Lys.
Suppose you were asked to do a perfectly easy thing," she says; "and suppose you were rewarded for doing it by a present of a thousand pounds, as a legacy for your widow?
At a little distance, within easy hearing, but taking no part in the conversation, sat a fourth.
I'll say a thank-you to him for that when I see him," said Anne, pulling easy chairs before the fire.
In fact," continued Barbicane, "cast iron costs ten times less than bronze; it is easy to cast, it runs readily from the moulds of sand, it is easy of manipulation, it is at once economical of money and of time.
Being now left alone with her maid, she told her trusty waiting-woman, "That she never was more easy than at present.
But over her own daughters she had felt how far from simple and easy is the business, apparently so commonplace, of marrying off one's daughters.
Ah, it is so easy," she said, "to know that your youth was spent at a court.
She received me very civilly, and with her usual obliging manner told me she would not have the less respect for me for my being reduced; that she had taken care my boy was very well looked after, though I could not pay for him, and that the woman that had him was easy, so that I needed not to trouble myself about him till I might be better able to do it effectually.