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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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One point stands out prominently, and that is the absolute innocuousness of these bodies, whether injected into the veins or muscles or into the spinal canal.
In his last two plays, "The Thugs" and "The Receptionist," Adam Bock used the seeming innocuousness of cube-farm small talk and mundane office routine to veil the sinister hidden realities that lurked beneath.
Williams's statement attributes a certain innocuousness to the financial arrangements.
These periods were marked by controversy about its innocuousness that led to requests for toxicological research that still persists at the present time (AIC, 2005).
The two countries maintain radically different stances on the harmfulness or innocuousness of the spraying, as demonstrated by differing reports they have produced.
The mostly quiet and unspectacular invasion of illegal immigrants does not focus the attention of the nation the way open warfare does, but is all the more insidious for its stealth and innocuousness.
Yet the liberal Protestantism that came to be defined as the American mainstream, with its emphasis on innocuousness and respectability over clarity, has a remarkably long and stable history.
In the second step of the study; 189 parents were asked to evaluate the Turkish TV programmes for children on the basis of 9 quality criteria (credibility, comprehensibility, entertainment, aesthetic quality, involvement, presence of role models, innocuousness, restfulness, thought provocation) of the scale.
The control of cane fly in sugar cane with Metarhizium anisopliae is an alternative for the sugar cane producers, as this reduced the 75 % the use of insecticides as well as to contribute to the innocuousness food and environmental protection.
The all-knowing, stupid smirks about the "secular" Saddam, or the innocuousness of prewar Iraq?
In relation to food derived from the GMCs, rigorous evaluation protocols have been developed and approved by FAO and WHO to guarantee the innocuousness of these products.