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Terribly mean to the Spanish thats hard (6)


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'that's hard' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this definition defines the answer.

'terribly mean to the spanish' is the wordplay.
'terribly' indicates anagramming the letters.
'to the spanish' becomes 'el' ('the' in Spanish).
'mean' anagrammed gives 'enam'.

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(Other definitions for enamel that I've seen before include "Decorative inlay" , "Hard material" , "Hard type of paint" , "Outer tooth material" , "Smooth hard paint" .)

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