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Busy worker recoils at first drink (4)

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I believe the answer is:

beer

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Here is my best explanation:

'drink' is the definition.
(beer is a kind of drink)

'busy worker recoils at first' is the wordplay.
'busy worker' becomes 'bee'.
'at first' indicates taking the first letters.
The initial letter of 'recoils' is 'r'.
'bee'+'r'='BEER'

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