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First movement if loud is seen to irritate (4)


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'to irritate' is the definition.
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'first movement if loud' is the wordplay.
'first movement' becomes 'm' (1st letter of 'movement').
'loud' becomes 'f' (short for forte - 'loud' in music).

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(Other definitions for miff that I've seen before include "Wind up" , "Put in a bad mood" , "Take offence" , "Annoy - offend" , "causes resentment" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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