Example sentences for: innocuous

How can you use “innocuous” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • What a brilliantly innocuous metaphor, devised by a master manipulator to obscure his manipulations.

  • (When quizzed, his press secretary gave me the most innocuous three sentences I have ever heard.

  • These investigators have found that the apparently suspicious consistently proved innocuous.

  • Each year since 1976, they have published a List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use or General Uselessness, and each year news media across the continent gleefully and unthinkingly report their edicts—which this year included the fairly innocuous verbs skyrocket and spearhead .

  • Griffey's remark conjured up the famous scene in Bull Durham in which Kevin Costner instructs a young pitcher in the art of answering all press questions with innocuous sports cliches.

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