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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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The odd thing about the listing is that it's on a page also offering brass knuckles, saps, prods and the like, sandwiched innocuously in between novelty cigarette lighters and bird calls.
Shiju was trapped when he innocuously agreed to deliver a parcel from Cochin to Abu Dhabi for a friend.
In order to set the record straight protagonist Orion decides to tell his own version of what happened on his search for a lost explorer; a story that begins innocuously enough with his sedate life with a quiet grandfather in Maine.
THERE was a time when Bollywood babes were extra careful about the clothes they were spotted in -- modest skin show was the norm, and paparazzi outings were usually in formal Western wear or innocuously sexy ethnic wear.
Tamra Ward, the president and CEO of Colorado Concern, a pro-business alliance of top executives and civic leaders, has called the proposed measure "detrimental to Colorado's ability to sustain business growth packaged innocuously as a right to local control."
Too many subsequent draws threatened to leave the team rooted innocuously in mid-table.
It was very much the innings needed from Watson, until it ended, innocuously, needlessly, with a catch to the bowler.
One person instigated the cleaning process by innocuously tidying up her desk.
The USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) innocuously calls the department's new country-of-origin labeling (COOL) law one that "requires retailers, such as full-line grocery stores, supermarkets, and club warehouse stores, notify their customers with information regarding the source of certain foods," but the law is sparking heated response in the U.S.
Google spokeswoman Nadja Blagojevich said the service -- innocuously named the Inactive Account Manager -- was developed after users told the company they needed a way to deal with the issue of accessing data after death.
You can find the actual text of the cliff bargain--dubbed innocuously (and deceptively) enough as the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012--here, along with a checklist of how your own representatives voted.
Motherwell suffered a setback after 13 minutes when full-back Stevie Hammell was stretchered off and replaced by Tim Clancy after he seemed to be caught innocuously by Danny Swanson before crumpling in a heap on the turf.
And at the other end of the scale there's the poisonous dart frog, the size of your thumb and innocuously sitting on a leaf.
If reports from Congress are correct however, it appears that there may be a segment of the innocuously named "Tea Party" faction who either fail to understand the implications of a US default, or who welcome the chaos that it would precipitate.