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innocuous

 [ĭ-nok´u-us]
harmless.

in·noc·u·ous

(i-nok'yū-ŭs),
Harmless.
Synonym(s): innoxious
[L. innocuus]

innocuous

[inok′yo̅o̅·əs]
Etymology: L, innocuus, harmless
pertaining to use of a substance or procedure that causes no ill effects.

in·noc·u·ous

(i-nok'yū-ŭs)
Harmless.
[L. innocuus]

innocuous

Having no ill effect, harmless.

innocuous

harmless

innocuous (i·näˈ·kyōō·s),

adj unable to harm or injure.

innocuous

harmless.
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This process -- which Abbas says can take several years -- applies to all publishers regardless of the innocuousness of the titles they plan to publish.
Synthetic antioxidants have an established admissible daily ingest, but their innocuousness has been questioned (Iverson, 1995), due to the possibility that at high doses some of these agents may exert carcinogenic or mutagenic effects.
falling as part of the operation of external trade regulation, this measure aiming at fighting against fraudulent practices relating to the illegal use of trade registers extracts "will allow importers to make personally sure of the compliance of imported goods with the ordered ones, and also of the innocuousness of imported goods conformity referring to regulatory and contractual specifications," the same source added.
terms of alleged necessity, seeming innocuousness, and unquestionable
Here, then, is a modest effort toward that end, focusing on the construction of models of Christian activity in the English nineteenth century, a question that, despite its apparent innocuousness, was considerably debated over much of the century.
But they wheeled in the Sky news presenter for a heavyweight interview which veered dangerously towards innocuousness at times.