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A stuck-up politician, rude (10)


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Here is my best explanation:

'rude' is the definition.

'a stuck-up politician' is the wordplay.
'stuck' becomes 'gored'.
'up' is a reversal indicator (in down clue: letters go upwards).
'politician' becomes 'tory' (I've seen this before).
'agored' back-to-front is 'deroga'.


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This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for derogatory that I've seen before include "Disparaging", "deliberately offensive", "Showing a disrespectful attitude", "Disrespectful", "Insulting", "insulting" and "Offensive".)

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