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benign

 [be-nīn´]
not recurrent; favorable for recovery with appropriate treatment. The opposite of malignant.

in·no·cent

(in'ō-sent),
1. Not apparently harmful.
2. Free from legal or moral wrong.
[L. innocens (-ent-), fr. in, neg., + noceo, to injure]

in·no·cent

(in'ŏ-sĕnt)
1. Not apparently harmful.
2. Free from moral wrong.
[L. innocens (-ent-), fr. in, neg., + noceo, to injure]

innocent

INNOCUOUS, non-malignant, BENIGN.
References in classic literature ?
had awoke so innocently, and had astonished Benjamin by the infantine nonsense which he talked?
While we might innocently mistake the sounds they make for songs, Attali strips us of our romantic notion, pointing out that their racket is really a "tool for marking territorial boundaries." What we read as pastoral cheeps of enjoyment or idle chatter is actually noise "inscribed from the start within the panoply of power."
The errors, I think, were innocently caused by the prism of memory bending facts.
Exhuming Tyler is the story of the personal crisis caused when this idiosyncratic, innocently ghoulish character is asked to move out by his brother's exasperated wife.
Team doctor Jose Luis Serrano claims they innocently ingested the steroids - used to fatten cattle and poultry - during a recent tour of Brazil, South Korea and the United States.
There are three levels to Friedel's story: the technological and social tale of a device that didn't work properly until a quarter of a century after it was brought to market, the detective story of an historian who refused to believe that his primary sources were really in the Great Beyond, and the portrayal of a community - Meadville, Pennsylvania - innocently and unselfconsciously performing the funeral rites for its industrial death under the eye of a keen and sensitive observer.
Wayne Lytle's demonstration of his slick visualization software starts off innocently enough.
Carleton, of Conor Rise in the west of the city, denied the charge and claimed he innocently picked up a fare without knowing about the pipe bomb.
INNOCENTLY feeding wild birds in winter can alter their evolution, a study has shown.
I was once broadcasting live from the bar of the Rovers' Return when he and Tyrone pretended to emerge from the gents' loo and wander "innocently" past.
The Barclays Premier League official innocently blocked Radhi Jaidi's 51st-minute pass in the centre-circle - and in the process, directed to ball to Wolves striker Andy Keogh who broke clear, leaving Sam Vokes to put the visitors two goals up from close range.
Ross, 19, could have been innocently caught up in suspected reprisal by a gang of men.