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Remove from opera set (5)


I believe the answer is:


'remove' is the definition.
(to erase is to remove)

'from opera set' is the wordplay.
'from' indicates a hidden word.
'ERASE' is hidden within 'opera set'.

(Other definitions for erase that I've seen before include "Efface" , "Delete" , "Do away with" , "Scratch" , "Obliterate" .)

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