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musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
vie - contend; compete
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
prophetic - of a prophet or prophecy; having to do with predicting the future; N. prophecy; V. prophesy; N. prophet
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
accede - agree