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noun as in fungus

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Moist heating pads can also welcome mold and mildew if they aren’t maintained properly.

A musty smell often wafted through the hallways, and mildew rings stained ceiling tiles.

These are the best pressure washers for cars and accomplishing other modest goals like removing dirt, loose paint, and mildew from outdoor surfaces.

They regularly do away with soap scum and dirt, but mildew stains may require more precise cleaning tools.

Dampness is a breeding ground for bacteria, mold and mildew.

“Better to wash dirty linen in public than have it grow mildew in a dark cupboard,” a party insider told The Daily Beast.

"Then the rainiest June since the 1950s helped the spread of downy and powdery mildew" he told The Telegraph.

But the withering mildew was now breathed forth, that was intended to blast this goodly harvest.

But this soon died away and they sat about, swapping lies that were white with the mildew of time.

Several tunics, rotten with mildew, hung across one of the three chairs about the table.

The Armarius bound the books in wooden covers to preserve the parchment from mildew and damp.

Thou fell blight, thou eastern blast, thou overspreading mildew, that destroyest the early promises of the shining year!

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mildew, such as: blight, mold, mould, must, and mustiness.

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