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

  Innocuous \In*noc"u*ous\, a. [L. innocuus; in- not + nocuus
     hurtful, fr. nocere to hurt. See Innocent.]
     Harmless; producing no ill effect.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A patient, innocuous, innocent man.      --Burton.
     -- In*noc"u*ous*ly, adv. -- In*noc"u*ous*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Where the salt sea innocuously breaks.   --Wordsworth.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  innocuous
      adj 1: not injurious to physical or mental health [ant:
             noxious]
      2: not causing disapproval; "it was an innocuous remark";
         "confined himself to innocuous generalities";
         "unobjectionable behavior" [syn: innocuous,
         unobjectionable]
      3: lacking intent or capacity to injure; "an innocent prank"
         [syn: innocent, innocuous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "innocuous":
     benign, harmless, homely, humble, humble-looking, humble-visaged,
     humblest, inglorious, innocent, inoffensive, least, low, lowest,
     lowliest, lowly, mean, modest, nonmalignant, nonpoisonous,
     nontoxic, nonvirulent, plain, poor, sapless, simple, small,
     teachable, undamaging, undistinguished, unhurtful, unimportant,
     uninjurious, unobnoxious, unoffending, unpretentious
  
  

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