unmolested

adjective
un·​mo·​lest·​ed | \ˌən-mə-ˈle-stəd \

Definition of unmolested 

: not interfered with : not molested : untouched … have gone unmolested by either the government or vigilante groups— Rick Foster allowed to pass through the checkpoint unmolested

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The right of residence — to remain unmolested in the territory of the nation — was urgent in Wears’ view. Martha S. Jones, Time, "How the 14th Amendment's Promise of Birthright Citizenship Redefined America," 9 July 2018 On Monday morning, social media was rife with liberals complaining that their representatives would endorse the notion that Trump officials should glide through life unmolested. Benjamin Hart, Daily Intelligencer, "Nancy Pelosi Rebukes Maxine Waters for Endorsing Harassment of Trump Officials," 25 June 2018 The question is whether he will be allowed to complete his investigation unmolested by the president who derides his efforts as a witch hunt. Paul Thornton, latimes.com, "Trump shouldn't 'hereby demand' anything from the Justice Dept.," 26 May 2018 Stockbridge, Massachusetts, is located among the Berkshire Mountains and has remained seemingly unmolested by time. Augusten Burroughs, Town & Country, "Welcome to the Very Best Asylum Money Can Buy," 23 Apr. 2018 Ultimately, a series of miscalculations — and a possible betrayal — allowed Mansour to leave the United Arab Emirates unmolested, traveling first to Iran and then to Pakistan, where he was incinerated by a Hellfire missile fired from a U.S. drone. Greg Jaffe, Washington Post, "A Dubai shopping trip and a missed chance to capture the head of the Taliban," 24 Mar. 2018 But the Madison house apparently was unmolested, and the Declaration survived with only some moisture damage sustained while hidden. Author: Michael E. Ruane, Anchorage Daily News, "Rare copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper," 19 Feb. 2018 In Season 1, this means his local environment is transformed: While there are perks, such as being served special chicken at restaurants, the main symptom of fame is his inability to leave the house unmolested. Spencer Kornhaber, The Atlantic, "Atlanta's Perfect Satire of the Music Industry in 2018," 20 Mar. 2018 But the Madison house apparently was unmolested, and the Declaration survived with only some moisture damage sustained while hidden. Author: Michael E. Ruane, Anchorage Daily News, "Rare copy of Declaration of Independence survived Civil War hidden behind wallpaper," 19 Feb. 2018

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1531, in the meaning defined above

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