harmlessly harmlessly  /ˈhɑrm ləs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a harmless manner

Usage(s):

  1. The Africans responded by hurling stones, which rattled harmlessly off the armored cars and into the police compound, stnk-ing three policemen.
  2. These episodes usually end harmlesslybut not always.
  3. Only after he pulled a small pipe bomb from his pocket, lit it and rolled it down the aisle--it exploded harmlessly--did those who could make a break for the doors.

News

  1. Boat circles after two thrown overboard

    Two men were thrown from their boat after hitting a wake Monday afternoon, leaving the spinning vessel dramatically but harmlessly circling in Tampa Bay.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Washington D.C.

  2. Kidney Stones Therapy Is To Start with Dr. Allen’s Device as It Tackles the Disease's Cause, While Conventional ...

    Researchers are collecting new data for the reasons of kidney stones' growth; however, when the kidney stones disease starts, it cannot be stopped without improving blood circulation in the affected kidney tissue. Thus the effectiveness of treatment with Dr. Allen’s Device comes from it increasing blood circulation at the capillary level naturally and harmlessly, while extracorporeal shock wave ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "An interesting property of carbon nanotubes is that they absorb near-infrared light waves, which are slightly longer than visible rays of light and pass harmlessly through our cells," Dai says.
    on Aug 2, 2005 By: Hongjie Dai Source: Innovations-Report

  2. "Although the missiles fell harmlessly into the ocean, they and the other weapons of mass destruction programs in North Korea have already taken the lives of millions of starving North Koreans who were deprived of food and basic needs so that Kim...
    on Jul 19, 2006 By: Sam Brownback Source: Voice of America

  3. "Historically, problems in the Caucasus have always been solved correctly and relatively harmlessly when Georgia was with Russia and when tough problems were solved through joint efforts and joint energy. Unfortunately, today there is not this kind...
    on Jun 13, 2006 By: Mikhail Saakashvili Source: Civil Georgia

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