Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Unscathed (adj)

Unscathed means not hurt or damaged by something or someone. 

1. One building was miraculously left unscathed after the hurricane; all buildings around it lay in ruins.
2. She seems tough, but she wasn't entirely unscathed following the traumatic event; she's actually going to a psychiatrist.
3. The company emerged largely unscathed following the scandal involving the CEO.
4. If he hadn't worn his seat belt, he definitely wouldn't have gotten out of the wreckage unscathed.
5. Politicians and celebrities have public-relations experts who help them go through public criticism unscathed.

ruins - remains of buildings after they have been damaged by a disaster 
traumatic - damaging
largely - mostly
scandal - public damage or disgrace
wreckage - the remains of something that has been wrecked or destroyed as in a car accident

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