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Make annoyed and angry about unfinished ceremony (8)


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'make annoyed' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this defines the answer.

'angry about unfinished ceremony' is the wordplay.
'angry' becomes 'irate' (irate can mean angry or annoyed).
'about' indicates putting letters inside.
'unfinished' means to remove the last letter.
'ceremony' becomes 'rite' (rite is a kind of ceremony).
'rite' with its final letter taken away is 'rit'.
'irate' enclosing 'rit' is 'IRRITATE'.

'and' is the link.

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(Other definitions for irritate that I've seen before include "Chafe, annoy" , "Needle" , "Vex or chafe" , "bug" , "'Annoy, vex (8)'" .)

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