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devoid of hurtful qualities

lacking the qualities requisite for spiritedness and originality

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not injurious to physical or mental health

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not causing disapproval

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lacking intent or capacity to injure

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Using powerful genetic tools known as microarrays, which allow the researchers to test for thousands of genes at once, they looked for differences in gene expression between the cells causing innocuous insulitis and those causing destructive insulitis.
Were he only a politician pandering for votes, his rush to judgment would be innocuous.
The scientists tested their device on herpes simplex virus, a relatively innocuous pathogen that can infect the mouth, eyes, and genital tract.
The innocuous raffle tickets, ironically, were to benefit a "Halt the Hate" vigil, which presented a forum on campus for anyone or any group that had been subject to discrimination or oppression.
They appear to be participating in their own surveillance, so to speak, which might be construed either as a "humanizing" gesture on Samore's part or as innocuous opportunism from another voyeuristic fan of allure.
The worm arrives as an innocuous looking instant message on AIM or ICQ which says "My personal home page http://XXXXXXX.
For the preschool set, the presentation couldn't be more innocuous.
Kozak was taken to hospital in an ambulance last Thursday after sustaining the severe injury to his right leg in an innocuous training-ground challenge with Clark.
Charlie has been surprised, as have most of us, by the reaction to what was an innocuous challenge," said Hughes.
A molecule like Zoloft should be completely innocuous to a yeast cell, in the way that an antibiotic would be innocuous to a viral infection," says pharmacologist Ethan Perlstein of Princeton.
Valencia went down after a seemingly innocuous incident involving Kirk Broadfoot and immediately signalled he was in trouble.
We can expect Innocuous to relish the soft ground at Goodwood (5.
All innocuous speech is absolutely protected and all speech is innocuous when there is time for more speech to rebut or address it," he told Fox News.
Summary: An innocuous chat turned into a fullblown row as three Big Brother housmates clashed in the garden in the scorching weather.
But instead of starting out as a nice, innocuous bit of romantic interest, the 11-time Grammy-winning artist opted for a screen debut that the toughest gangsta raptress might have thought twice about doing.