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It's more alarming admitting if one means to break up (9)


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'one means to break up' is the definition.
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'it's more alarming admitting if' is the wordplay.
'it's more alarming' becomes 'scarier' ('scary' can be similar in meaning to 'alarming').
'admitting' is an insertion indicator.
'scarier' placed around 'if' is 'SCARIFIER'.


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