innocent bystander


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innocent bystander

noun attester, beholder, blameless witness, chance looker-on, corroborator, faultless witness, guiltless witness, informant, observer, onlooker, passer-by, perceiver, spectator, testifier, viewer, watcher, witness, witness free from guilt
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