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I reshape eccentric self-righteous person (8)


I believe the answer is:


'self-righteous person' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'i reshape eccentric' is the wordplay.
'eccentric' indicates anagramming the letters.
'ireshape' is an anagram of 'PHARISEE'.

(Other definitions for pharisee that I've seen before include "(Gospel) hypocrite" , "Self-righteous person - one of an ancient Jewish sect" , "A Biblical hypocrite" , "Ancient Jewish sectarian" , "Ancient Jew" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph and The Sun.
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