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Distressed at being made mincemeat of? (3,2)


I believe the answer is:

cut up

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(Other definitions for cut up that I've seen before include "Distressed - dissected" , "Very unhappy" , "affected by separation" , "Abrupt change; pace" , "Happy? No" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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