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Service from graduate isn't fantastic (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

matins

Here is my best explanation:

'service' is the definition.

(thesaurus)

'graduate isn't fantastic' is the subsidiary indication.

'graduate' becomes 'ma' (**).

'fantastic' indicates anagramming the letters.

'isnt' with letters rearranged gives 'tins'.

'ma'+'tins'='matins'

'from' is the link.

(Other definitions for matins that I've seen before include "Isn't ma given to morning prayers?", "Morning prayers or bird-songs", "Church service", "Anglican morning service", "Morning service" and "C of E's daily morning service".)

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