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Accept a girl would be affronted by it (4,5)


I believe the answer is:

take amiss

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'affronted by it' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this definition defines the answer.

'accept a girl' is the wordplay.
'accept' becomes 'take' (to accept is to take possession of).
'girl' becomes 'miss' (term of address for an unmarried woman).
'take'+'a'+'miss'='TAKE AMISS'

'would be' acts as a link.

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(Another definition for take amiss that I've seen is " Resent, be affronted".)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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