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Car Lily damaged - wax it, perhaps, if feeling enthusiastic? (7)


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'enthusiastic?' is the definition.

'car lily damaged' is the wordplay.
'damaged' is an anagram indicator.
'carlily' anagrammed gives 'LYRICAL'.

'wax it perhaps if feeling' is the link.
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(Other definitions for lyrical that I've seen before include "To wax - is to enthuse" , "Song-like, imaginative or expressive" , "Using poetic language, wax thus (7)" , "We may wax this" , "Relating to song's words" .)

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