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Grotesque details gathered dust (3,4)


I believe the answer is:

sat idle

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'gathered dust' is the definition.
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'grotesque details' is the wordplay.
'grotesque' indicates anagramming the letters.
'details' with letters rearranged gives 'SAT IDLE'.

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