without offense

See: innocent
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The NHL Sharks saw what happened without offense last year and should have worked harder in the offseason to correct the problem.
Woe, intoned Kierkegaard, to the one who dares to preach the Gospel without offense.
In particular, SpinVox Voicemail, which automatically converts your voice messages into text, helps you avoid some common cell phone faux pas by allowing you to check voicemail messages efficiently and without offense to others whenever and wherever you choose.
The questionnaire confirmed that they didn't know how to communicate their wants and needs to each other without offense.
In her preface, de Lauretis admits that "I shall endeavor to remind the reader, as discreetly as it can be done without offense to critical and stylistic conventions, that my theoretical speculations and my reading of the texts follow the yellow brick road of my own fantasies, the less-than-royal road of my personal or experiential history," and, not many pages from her book's close, that "it is only by generic and rhetorical conventions that this book does not read like an autobiography.
The Court concluded that cities may adopt traffic enforcement methods that conflict with the state's methods without offense to the Constitution.
Katie pulls no punches but is sure that she may speak her mind without offense so long as she prefaces every statement with the phrase: "No offense, but .