Examples of usage:

  1. She has tried to impress the terror she holds salutary upon the souls of inoffensive old men and women and children! "Fighting France" by Stephane Lauzanne
  2. They were apparently quiet and inoffensive, and some of them may have seen white people before, for one or two spoke a few English words, such as " white fellow," " what name," " boy," etc. "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1" by Ernest Giles
  3. The rights of the South, then, here mean the rights of the masters of slaves, which, to describe them by an inoffensive word, I will call the rights of mastery. "Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams." by Josiah Quincy
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