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Sad, and apt to become more so (6)


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'sad' is the definition.
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'become more so' is the wordplay.
'become' indicates anagramming the letters.
'moreso' is an anagram of 'MOROSE'.

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(Other definitions for morose that I've seen before include "Sullen and moody" , "Sad" , "Sullen and brooding" , "Sullen, crabby" , "Down in the dumps" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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