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A high spirited one, this girl? (6)

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I believe the answer is:

angela

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'this girl?' is the definition.

'a high spirited one' is the wordplay.
'a high spirited' becomes 'angel' (I can't justify this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'one' becomes 'a'.
'angel'+'a'='ANGELA'

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This clue was last seen in Evening Standard

(Other definitions for angela that I've seen before include "- Gheorghiu, Romanian soprano", "Girl's name", "girl", ". . . Lansbury (actress)", "girl's name", "- Carter, English writer", "------ Gheorghiu, diva", "-- Merkel, German Chancellor", "Frau Merkel" and "Girl".)

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