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verb as in gut

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If they were, they got a present, but if they weren’t, Perchta would disembowel miscreants.

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Tomás de Torquemada, for example, may have burned, stretched, hanged and disemboweled unbelievers, but he had nice hair and everyone agrees he was impressively persuasive.

Another promised to "disembowel him with a rusty pitchfork."

And placing the knife in the lad's hand, she added: "Cut off their heads, disembowel those infidel dogs!"

The pursuit continues until those who flee become exhausted, and the pursuers slash at them and disembowel their steeds.

A ruffian sprang on MacAdam with an open knife, swearing he would disembowel him.

One of the old Indian women got hold of him and began to pluck his feathers off, then to disembowel him.

Yet he had no liking for Germans and desired to cut them into small bits, to slit their throats, to disembowel them.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to disembowel, such as: clean, draw, empty, eviscerate, exenterate, and extract.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.