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Security around university that may make someone blush (5)


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'security around university that may make someone blush' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both feelings as well as being singular nouns.
Perhaps they are linked in a way I don't understand?

'security around university' is the wordplay.
'security' becomes 'gilt' (I can't explain this - if you can you should believe this answer much more).
'around' indicates putting letters inside.
'university' becomes 'u'.
'gilt' enclosing 'u' is 'GUILT'.

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(Other definitions for guilt that I've seen before include "uncomfortable feeling" , "Consciousness of one's wrongdoing" , "(Shame for) criminality" , "State of having committed offence" , "(Feeling induced by) wrongdoing" .)

I've seen this clue in The Telegraph.
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