How to use Musty in a sentence

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  • The stones were dark, the air musty, the ceiling low.

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  • It smelled of musty parchment pages that were cut in different sizes and poorly bound.

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  • A strong growth of the fungus gives the appearance of mildew on the wood, and produces an unpleasant musty smell.

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  • The mine tunnel narrowed and the pair was forced to hunch down under the low ceiling that closed in the fetid air around them like a soaked and musty blanket.

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  • She cleaned him up then took a shower and dug out musty clothing from a trunk at the bottom of one wardrobe.

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  • The room had a musty closed-up smell and looked like a thousand other motel rooms in a thousand other cities.

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  • Cochineal has a musty and bitterish taste.

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  • In addition, excess humidity can cause a room to smell musty.

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  • Don't feed hay which is dusty, or smells musty.

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  • Moisture is the cause of that musty basement smell you want to get rid of.

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  • Otherwise you could end up with a beautiful refinished room that smells musty and has a damp carpet.Speaking of carpet, if you do have moisture in the subfloor, carpet may not be the best flooring choice.

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  • Let out all the musty air from winter and fill your home with the scent of spring.

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  • The fresh air was welcome after the musty scents of prison.

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  • It all smells just a little bit too musty for my liking.

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  • The wigs and clothing were seldom if ever washed and became particularly musty after a while.

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  • The musty smell of moss and pregnant decay would not greet him.

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  • Maturation takes place on rye straw in dark, humid cellers which produces a distinctive musty smell.

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  • I will never forget the musty smell of the place, especially in the back rooms where we kept hundreds of ancient reference tomes.

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  • We meet at meals three times a day, and give each other a new taste of that old musty cheese that we are.

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  • It was a different shop altogether, brighter, full of remaindered books rather than the musty old piles of second-hand stock I remembered.

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  • Everything from the musty, almost moldy aroma to the slightly chalky texture always convinced me to keep my distance from them.

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  • This fact makes it ideal for growing mold and mildew, which encourages that musty basement odor.

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  • Pet odor and musty smells that come from damp days or an old basement can be covered up by burning a candle.

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  • This is a great way to freshen up a musty car or bring your favorite scent with you when you are traveling.

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  • Make sure clothing is kept in dry cool storage rather than moist environments to reduce the risk of mold growth and musty odors.

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  • Plain old household baking soda can be used to get mold out of the carpet or remove musty smells from carpets.

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  • Not only will it prevent mold, it will keep that musty smell from occurring too.

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  • He breathed deeply, not realizing how musty the underground world was until he breathed fresh air.

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  • The heavy, musty scent of earth was contained within a four-by-four-foot cell, not even large enough for him to lie down.

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  • Inside we found a slightly musty pub with walls covered with beer mats.

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  • Moisture causes mold, and if you live in a colder climate, you may find your bedroom smelling a little musty.

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  • It smelled rather musty and, in places, the whitewash was peeling off the plastered walls.

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  • The straw should smell sweet, not musty or stale.

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  • Quite concentrated, jelly like fruit, lots of tannins seemed a touch musty.

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  • How long shall we sit in our porticoes practising idle and musty virtues, which any work would make impertinent?

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