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eviscerate

e·vis·cer·ate

eviscerate

 
pronunciation:
ih vI s reIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: eviscerated, eviscerates, eviscerating
definition 1: to remove the intestines of.
similar words:
draw
definition 2: to remove an essential part of; destroy the vitality or essence of.
The many amendments eviscerated the proposed law.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: of an organ, esp. in the abdomen, to protrude through an incision after surgery, because of improper healing or error in technique.
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derivations: evisceration (n.), eviscerator (n.)