nocuous


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noc·u·ous

(nok'yū-ŭs)
Harmful.
[L. nocuus, fr. noceo, to harm]

nocuous

(nŏk′ū-ŭs) [L. nocuus]
Noxious, injurious, harmful, poisonous.
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1) That paper, "A Syndrome Produced by Diverse Nocuous Agents," characterized the reaction to stress, which develops in three stages, in the following way: an initial physiologic reaction to the stress, the homeostatic adaptation to ongoing stress, and, finally, the exhaustive reaction to persistent, unrelieved stress.
They did so with ease until a rush of blood to the head saw Pietersen hit Paul Harris' in nocuous spin straight down the throat of AB de Villiers at long on.
nocuous (noxious; likely to cause injury; harmful)--innocuous
in nocuous in a separate context--it need only be specific.
His ignoble quip was not an in nocuous boast: "I love 'communists' (sic) so much that I want to see them dead: the more the better.