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Without suffering any injury, damage, or harm:‘I came through all those perils unscathed’
unharmed, unhurt, uninjured, undamaged, in one piece, intact, safe, safe and sound, unmarked, untouched, unscarred, unscratched, secure, well, as new, as good as newlike newscathelessView synonyms
- ‘The pair emerged unscathed, but a female friend suffered serious injuries.’
- ‘He came virtually unscathed out of the two scams thanks largely to shabby investigation.’
- ‘Unfortunately for Mark, although he came through the war unscathed, he has suffered since.’
- ‘How I managed to get through that period relatively unscathed I have no idea.’
- ‘Amid all the cuts, the Park and Ride services are to continue unscathed, with the concession of a few extra stops.’
- ‘The Cougar team came through the game relatively unscathed, but three players picked up slight injuries.’
- ‘Almost nothing survived unscathed, but 12 plants did survive and some even grew.’
- ‘Perhaps it was that competitive spirit which saw him emerge unscathed from so many tumbles during his racing career.’
- ‘Ashcroft's injury apart, the team came through unscathed from the two Bank Holiday matches.’
- ‘Occupants of the smashed car escaped with slight injuries and those in the house were unscathed.’
- ‘If you pay just a little bit of attention, you can get through life mostly unscathed.’
- ‘After what seems like a lifetime, you emerge unscathed at the far end.’
- ‘Are we to believe that Park's reputation will remain unscathed from this affair?’
- ‘The woman, who didn't have a smoke alarm fitted, escaped unscathed after being woken up by the barking of her dogs.’
- ‘In no other city but Athens could we have come out of the adventure unscathed.’
- ‘When a fishing vessel is lost and all the crew make it home unscathed to find their families waiting for them it's a good result.’
- ‘His office was evacuated and he escaped unscathed before the south tower was hit and collapsed.’
- ‘Most emerge unscathed but some young people become alienated from their families and end up with nowhere to turn.’
- ‘All in all it's probably a good thing that my mum got away unscathed.’
- ‘Twice he parachuted into France to deliver gold to the resistance and made his way back unscathed.’
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