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eviscerate (v.)

"remove the entrails of, disembowel," c. 1600 (figurative); 1620s (literal), from Latin evisceratus, past participle of eviscerare "to disembowel," from assimilated form of ex "out" (see ex-) + viscera "internal organs" (see viscera). Sometimes used 17c. in a figurative sense of "to bring out the deepest secrets of." Related: Eviscerated; eviscerating.

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Definitions of eviscerate
1
eviscerate (v.)
surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ;
Synonyms: resect
eviscerate (v.)
remove the contents of;
eviscerate the stomach
eviscerate (v.)
remove the entrails of;
Synonyms: disembowel / draw
eviscerate (v.)
take away a vital or essential part of;
the compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed
2
eviscerate (adj.)
having been disembowelled;
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