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Detective inspectors try to show revulsion (8)


I believe the answer is:


'revulsion' is the definition.
(distaste can mean a feeling of revulsion)

'detective inspectors try' is the wordplay.
'detective inspectors' becomes 'DIs' (abbreviation).
'try' becomes 'taste' (synonyms).

'to show' acts as a link.

(Other definitions for distaste that I've seen before include "Abhorrence" , "Mild horror" , "Antipathy, aversion" , "Feeling of dislike - unsavoury?" , "Is stated (anag.)" .)

I've seen this clue in The Times.
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