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Extremely agitated groom gives speech (7)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'speech' is the definition.

(address is a kind of speech)

'extremely agitated groom' is the subsidiary indication.

'extremely' means to remove the middle letters.

'groom' becomes 'dress' (dressing is a kind of grooming).

'agitated' with its centre taken out is 'ad'.


'gives' is the link.

(Other definitions for address that I've seen before include "Talk - indication of house", "Location", "A formal speech", "Place of abode", "Give a talk to", "One's postal residence.", "Place where someone lives", "Speak to at home?", "Form of identification for building" and "Sermon - lodging".)


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