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Two innocent people were publicly named as the attacker — a marketing executive and a retired police captain.

Eighty-seven percent of those accused were eventually found to be innocent.

Russell Westbrook, the terrifyingly athletic stat-stuffer who seems to hurt innocent rims for no apparent reason.

Most presidents in real life and in games have stained their hands with the blood of innocents, and Sonic the Hedgehog’s president is no different.

There’s probably a mixture of kind of innocent people swept along and people who were hardcore organizers knowing exactly what they wanted to do.

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There is just no way of selling this picture with an innocent defense like, “she just asked for a snap.”

Denied parole nine straight times, he insists he is innocent of the crime for which he was convicted.

I was declared innocent, and they said I should pay $104,000.

The Butterbrief, issued by Pope Innocent VIII, was a turning point for the then bland Stollen, which gradually became sweeter.

Koenig must know by now that second to knowing if Adnan is innocent, we want to know if she thinks Adnan is innocent.

The mother's lips could not finish the charge she was about to put upon her innocent child.

But green Chartreuse unhappily is not innocent; it is more than a spirit, it is a powerful drug.

They used to believe in witchcraft, and they burned millions—yes, millions—of innocent women as witches.

Blanche sat there with her little excited, yet innocent—too innocent—stare; her eyes followed Mrs. Vivian's.

"I wouldn't do him any harm for the world," said Mrs. Kaye, casting down her eyes and looking very young and innocent.


On this page you'll find 201 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to innocent, such as: honest, legitimate, pure, uninvolved, virtuous, and clean.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.