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He's harmless, with his drawl and his round pink face that shines with admiration.

Thus our conversation ran--decorous and harmless enough, in all conscience.

But the harmless chearfulness of their conversation did not last long.

I am as harmless and as chearly as the little red-breast that pecks out of my hand?

And especially the cruel to the poor, harmless dumb creatures.

And on both sides, the exaggerations are configured in a harmless pose.

It is true that I have been seeking him, but my motive is harmless.

Still, it was a harmless superstition that we were a Christian nation.

Aimlessly wandering about Last Chance, sir, harmless and to be pitied.

“You poor little runt,” he apostrophized the harmless two-spot.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "uninjured," from harm (n.) + -less. Meaning "undamaged" is from late 14c. Related: Harmlessly; harmlessness.

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