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Most inactive and poorly during Second International (8)


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Here is my best explanation:

'most inactive' is the definition.

('still' can be a synonym of 'inactive')

'poorly during second international' is the subsidiary indication.

'poorly' becomes 'ill' ('ill' can be a synonym of 'poorly').

'during' means one lot of letters goes inside another.

'second' becomes 's' (common abbreviation).

'international' becomes 'test'.


'ill' put within 'stest' is 'stillest'.

'and' is the link.

This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Another definition for stillest that I've seen is "Most calm".)


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