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Support the unusual seer (7)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

prophet

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Here is my best explanation:

'seer' is the definition.
(thesaurus)

'support the unusual' is the wordplay.
'support' becomes 'prop' (prop is a kind of support).
'unusual' indicates anagramming the letters.
'the' is an anagram of 'het'.
'prop'+'het'='PROPHET'

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This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for prophet that I've seen before include "Prognosticator", "Predictor of the future", "Say, Cassandra", "Visionary", "reader", "Soothsayer", "Augur", "Religious leader", "Divine spokesman or forecaster" and "what he says might happen".)

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