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 for Safer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Safe \Safe\, a. [Compar. Safer; superl. Safest.] [OE. sauf,
     F. sauf, fr. L. salvus, akin to salus health, welfare,
     safety. Cf. Salute, Salvation, Sage a plant, Save,
     Salvo an exception.]
     1. Free from harm, injury, or risk; untouched or unthreatened
        by danger or injury; unharmed; unhurt; secure; whole; as,
        safe from disease; safe from storms; safe from foes. "And
        ye dwelled safe." --1 Sam. xii. 11.
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              They escaped all safe to land.        --Acts xxvii.
                                                    44.
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              Established in a safe, unenvied throne. --Milton.
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     2. Conferring safety; securing from harm; not exposing to
        danger; confining securely; to be relied upon; not
        dangerous; as, a safe harbor; a safe bridge, etc. "The man
        of safe discretion." --Shak.
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              The King of heaven hath doomed
              This place our dungeon, not our safe retreat.
                                                    --Milton.
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     3. Incapable of doing harm; no longer dangerous; in secure
        care or custody; as, the prisoner is safe.
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              But Banquo's safe?
              Ay, my good lord, safe in a ditch he bides. --Shak.
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     Safe hit (Baseball), a hit which enables the batter to get
        to first base even if no error is made by the other side.
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     Syn: Secure; unendangered; sure.
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