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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 subsidiary indication.

'stuck' becomes 'gored'.

'up' says the letters should be written backwards (in down clue: letters go upwards).

'politician' becomes 'tory' (**).


'agored' backwards is 'deroga'.


This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for derogatory that I've seen before include "Showing a disrespectful attitude" and "Insulting".)


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