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innocuous

 [ĭ-nok´u-us]
harmless.

in·noc·u·ous

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

in·noc·u·ous

(i-nok'yū-ŭs)
Harmless.
[L. innocuus]

innocuous

Having no ill effect, harmless.
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He showed no signs of discomfort before seemingly jarring it while bending down innocuously for a forehand half-volley.
If he felt so strongly about getting these messages out there, why not do it more innocuously through a third party like one of his selectors rather than putting himself front and centre at the expense of others?
Without any sense of irony, Lewis--whose abortion business is innocuously called, "Women's Health Center of West Virginia"--goes on to admit that it's actually she and other abortion providers throughout the state who are on a mission to deceive women.
There is, once again, a contest, and the characters are eager second-raters with over-inflated egos (at least, in theory--most of them are almost innocuously sweet).
Displayed innocuously on a wall-mounted flat-screen monitor hung above a table and sofas in the brightly lit foyer, STORYTELLING, 2014, initially seems to show an off-screen subject stringing together free-associative narratives from the details he picks out of Rorschach-like patterns of blue ink dappled on an off-white surface that fills most of the camera frame.
After taking down the original image and reposting it with a circle instead of a star (alongside the totally kosher hashtag #AmericaFirst, the anti-Semitic origins of which Trump cannot possibly, at this point, claim ignorance), Trump and his coterie effectively rescinded their earlier admissions of remorse by variously asserting that the star was innocuously lifted from Microsoft Shapes, is a "sheriff's star," and, most ridiculously, no different than the one appearing on the cover of a Frozen coloring book.
It starts with someone 'innocuously' placing an idol or picture of god/goddess in a public place like road, pavement or park.
First, Gomez went down innocuously for England Under-21s against Kazakhstan but was soon diagnosed with anterior crucial ligament damage; a day later, in his first training session under Klopp, Ings did the same at Melwood.
AMAZINGLY, Michael Bridges has never been bitter that a brutal injury innocuously inflicted during a Champions League match in Turkey destroyed a career which would unquestionably have led to a wardrobe full of England caps.
Amazingly Michael Bridges has never been bitter that a brutal injury innocuously attained during a Champions League match in Turkey destroyed a career which would unquestionably have led to a wardrobe full of England caps.
He decides to collect the ball, innocuously between the halfway line and the penalty box, and embarks on a mazy run, slaloming his way past defenders and teammates alike, audaciously turning back one more time to enact some further humiliation on a bedazzled opposition before slotting the ball into the net.
The definition of what constitutes medical advice seems to be quite vague, and I worry anything I innocuously post or tweet could be taken to mean that I had an established treating medical relationship with someone or that my malpractice carrier could raise my rates by saying I was doing online medicine.