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innocuous
used in Fast Food Nation

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Definition
unlikely to harm or disturb
  • The proposed guidelines were entirely voluntary and seemed innocuous.
    p. 84.9
  • At the end of the list is a seemingly innocuous, yet oddly mysterious phrase: "natural flavor."
    p. 120.8
  • You would never think, driving past the IBP plant in Lexington, with its colorful children's playground out front, with Wal-Mart and Burger King across the street, that a single, innocuous-looking building could be responsible for so much sudden change, hardship, and despair.
    p. 165.5
  • McDonald's had made a huge tactical error by asserting that everything in the leaflet was libelous — not only the more extreme claims ("McDonald's and Burger King are .... using lethal poisons to destroy vast areas of Central American rainforest"), but also the more innocuous ones ("a diet high in fat, sugar, animal products, and salt .... is linked with cancers of the breast and bowel, and heart disease").
    p. 246.9

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