eviscerate

[v. ih-vis-uh-reyt; adj. ih-vis-er-it, -uh-reyt]
verb (used with object), eviscerated, eviscerating.
1.
to remove the entrails from; disembowel: to eviscerate a chicken.
2.
to deprive of vital or essential parts: The censors eviscerated the book to make it inoffensive to the leaders of the party.
3.
Surgery. to remove the contents of (a body organ).

Origin:
1600–10; < Latin ēviscerātus, past participle of ēviscerāre to deprive of entrails, tear to pieces, equivalent to ē- e-1 + viscer(a) viscera + -ātus -ate1

evisceration, noun
eviscerator, noun
uneviscerated, adjective
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eviscerate (ɪˈvɪsəˌreɪt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to remove the internal organs of; disembowel
2.  (tr) to deprive of meaning or significance
3.  (tr) surgery to remove the contents of (the eyeball or other organ)
4.  (intr) surgery (of the viscera) to protrude through a weakened abdominal incision after an operation
 
adj
5.  having been disembowelled
 
[C17: from Latin ēviscerāre to disembowel, from viscera entrails]
 
eviscer'ation
 
n
 
e'viscerator
 
n

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eviscerate
c.1600, from L. evisceratus, pp. of eviscerare, from ex- "out" + viscera "internal organs." Sometimes used 17c. in figurative sense of "to bring out the deepest secrets of." Related: Eviscerated; eviscerating.
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Example sentences
Eviscerate chicken if necessary and set aside giblets for another purpose.
If you really want to psychologically eviscerate yourself, go right ahead.
Some countries want enough exceptions to eviscerate the proposals almost
  completely.
The bill would eviscerate federal unions by reducing civil service protection
  for employees of the new department.
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