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Safe and harmless

safe

adjective

protected from being hurt, damaged, lost, stolen, etc.

harmless

adjective

not likely to upset people or to cause problems

secure

adjective

safe from attack, harm, or damage

protective

adjective

providing protection against something harmful or dangerous

innocuous

adjective

not likely to harm or hurt anyone or anything

avoidable

adjective

capable of being prevented

controllable

adjective

capable of being controlled or kept within safe limits

preventable

adjective

capable of being prevented

sound

adjective

safe, or in good condition

in safe hands

protected from harm or danger by a particular person or organization

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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