eviscerate

[ verb ih-vis-uh-reyt; adjective ih-vis-er-it, -uh-reyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF eviscerate

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It is decided to catch a trout, eviscerate him, and obtain internal and indisputable evidence.

Is it their custom to kill the wounded and to eviscerate such of their fellows as suffer damage?

WORD ORIGIN

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

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