innocuous


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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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I don't know if it was the impact or the way his leg went but it was innocuous and no-one expected it to be as bad.
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.
Summary: An innocuous chat turned into a fullblown row as three Big Brother housmates clashed in the garden in the scorching weather.
For some, though, a season highlight is that seemingly most innocuous of things: the return of a fabled maestro to lead pillars of the standard repertory.
This seems innocuous and possibly even reasonable, but it is, in fact, another instance of Fascism being inserted into America through the back door.
Movies, even the most innocuous G-rated children's films, are anything but innocent entertainment.
It seems innocuous enough, given that most of the sharks, skates and rays (a class known as elasmobranches) are being harvested via small-scale, non-industrialized methods.
Other historians had observed the same phenomenon: Innocuous material they had in their own files had been reclassified and withdrawn from public access.
But like many seemingly innocuous items with a specific purpose - including kitchen knives found in every home - it can be turned into a lethal weapon.
That they offer such innocuous ways of doing so (choose a badge; agree with or cavil at a political statement) suggests a somewhat melancholic estimation of the audience's mental torpor: For all the comic crapulence of their audience-participation activities, the Smiths are social anatomists and oblique tacticians rather than jokers.
He recalled its 41-year history in this country as if its efforts have been homegrown and innocuous.
In today's global business environment, that seemingly innocuous phrase can elicit panic, pride, or a litany of complaints.
The bill in question is House Resolution 27, the Workforce Reinvestment and Adult Education Act, which has caused a great deal of controversy, despite its innocuous name.
This seemingly innocuous job is made difficult by the mean-spirited Triloboids, and Tess And The Star Traveller must work together to confront one particularly vicious rogue