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Terribly mean to the Spanish - that's hard (6)


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'that's hard' is the definition.
I can't judge whether this defines the answer.

'terribly mean to the spanish' is the wordplay.
'terribly' indicates an anagram.
'to the spanish' becomes 'el' ('the' in Spanish).
'mean' with letters rearranged gives 'enam'.

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(Other definitions for enamel that I've seen before include "Decorative inlay" , "Hard material" , "Hard type of paint" , "Outer tooth material" , "Smooth hard paint" .)

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