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Tiara got damaged by incendiary (8)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

agitator

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Here is my best explanation:

'incendiary' is the definition.

(thesaurus)

'tiara got damaged' is the subsidiary indication.

'damaged' is an anagram indicator.

'tiara'+'got'='tiaragot'

'tiaragot' with letters rearranged gives 'agitator'.

'by' is the link.

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This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for agitator that I've seen before include "one stirring things up", "one causing a stir", "subversive", "Subversive person", "stirrer", "Rabble-rouser - blender", "Trouble-maker, he stirs things up", "Person who stirs up trouble", "One causing trouble" and "Agent provocateur".)

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