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innocuous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishinnocuousin‧noc‧u‧ous /ɪˈnɒkjuəs $ ɪˈnɑːk-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 HARM/BE BAD FOROFFENDnot offensive, dangerous, or harmful syn harmless 🔊 an innocuous remark 🔊 He’s a perfectly innocuous young man.innocuously adverb
Examples from the Corpus
innocuousThe producer dismissed the comment as quite innocuous.innocuous chemicalsThe murder suspect was an innocuous-looking man with wire-framed glasses.Someone stood up and asked the professor an apparently innocuous question about his laboratory work.The interviewer only asked boring, innocuous questions.
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