If Tribune goes down, he will still be very rich, but he will have presided over the evisceration of some of our best newspapers.
His evisceration of the hypocrisy and cynicism of Jacques Chirac and Gerhard Schroeder was irresistible.
They should fight harder, because “the evisceration of USAID,” as one development expert calls it, has serious consequences.
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.
evisceration e·vis·cer·a·tion (ĭ-vĭs'ə-rā'shən)
Removal of the contents of the eyeball, leaving the sclera and sometimes the cornea.
Protrusion of the abdominal viscera, as through a defect created by wound dehiscence.