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The used-book department in the basement had that musty scent of dust and other people’s houses.
The coronavirus crisis has made things that normally excited college-bound teens, like socializing with peers and gathering in musty classrooms, potential health hazards.
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Isn't this free-booting spirit, now, better than leading a cowardly life of musty regularity?
Her decisions depended not upon the voice of inspiration but upon the musty parchments of the past.
The air was heavy and musty and the girls shivered as they tried to walk bravely forward.
It's a musty old tradition, a sort of a remnant of the old days, that present day newsmongers use as a yardstick for comparisons.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
The next day and the next night were stale and mean and musty with a drizzling winter rain.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Chivey tore open the box, and lifting up some musty old deeds and parchments, he feasted his eyes upon a mine of wealth.

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