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  • adj. comparative form of musty: more musty


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  • The air was thicker, the old house smelled mustier.

    Tough Customer

  • They were deeper underground now, the air was mustier and the light dimmer.

    Kahen no Ame

  • One of them favoured a slightly mentholated mix, while the other's was mustier, with notes of sandalwood and cinnamon.

    Snuffing away

  • You can easily find one on Amazon or you might get lucky nosing around the used bookstores that trade in scifi, usually the mustier ones.

    It's incredible, it brings out the animal in me

  • I also have fond memories of visits to the local libraries- the cosy local branch with its musty shelves and mustier assistants, or, for a specially exciting outing, a Saturday morning at the junior section of Newcastle Central.


  • I could scent familiar, ancient perfumes, traces of mustier smells.

    The Dreamthief's Daughter

  • The herbs hanging from the rafters could no longer mask the sour reek and the drier, mustier scent beneath.

    Chosen Of The Gods

  • We descended to a lower level, darker, mustier and colder: the Queens rooms.

    Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe

  • It smells even mustier here than in the outer chamber.

    Star Trek

  • The mustier stood outside his cabin with his dogs, weight on one leg, glaring at Peter Sheppard.

    There Is A Season


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