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e•vis•cer•ate



Pronunciation: (
v.i-vis'u-rāt";
adj.i-vis'ur-it, -u-rāt"),
[key]
v., -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj.


v.t.
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. Surg.to remove the contents of (a body organ).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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