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Newly building up, stupidly cutting corners (14)


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'newly building up' is the definition.
I can't tell whether this defines the answer.

'stupidly cutting corners' is the wordplay.
'stupidly' is an anagram indicator (a stupid ordering of the letters).
'cuttingcorners' with letters rearranged gives 'RECONSTRUCTING'.

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