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Like a broader smile from son that is held in acclaim (8)


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'like a broader smile' is the definition.

'son that is held in acclaim' is the wordplay.
'son' becomes 's'.
'that is' becomes 'ie' ('i.e.' can be a synonym of 'that is').
'held in' is an insertion indicator.
'acclaim' becomes 'cheer' (I've seen this before**).
'sie' going inside 'cheer' is 'CHEESIER'.

'from' is the link.


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