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eviscerate

uh vi suh rayt

  • v  surgically remove a part of a structure or an organ
  • v  remove the contents of
    eviscerate the stomach
  • v  remove the entrails of
  • v  take away a vital or essential part of
    the compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed
  • s  having been disembowelled

  • Its a far different thing to learn that people who have never met you wrote a script meant to eviscerate your family and it has now been filmed and scheduled for broadcast.
  • One blogger called Pelosi "disturbingly disoriented" and said the deal she and her allies have cut will "eviscerate the Fourth Amendment, exempt their largest corporate .
  • Back then, many state and local censorship boards existed, each with the power to ban or eviscerate films.
News & Articles

  • Jerry Brown's Assault on Transparency
    The governor and state legislative leaders struck a backroom deal to eviscerate portions of California's public records law. Plus, Big Oil and Gas defeat fracking bills. by Robert Gammon When he was mayor of Oakland, Jerry Brown was never a fan of transparency and openness in government. He made a habit of blocking access to public records back then, and his staff destroyed reams of public ...
    June 19, 2013 - East Bay Express
  • California public records law 'eviscerated' in budget bill, critics charge
    Legislation tucked into the state budget bill would "eviscerate" the public's ability to track tax dollars and hold local officials accountable, open government advocates charged Friday.
    June 15, 2013 - Concord Transcript
Quotes

  • Judge M Margaret McKeown in San Francisco Chronicle
    ...in the appeals court ruling Friday, Judge Margaret McKeown said the attorneys wouldn't be able to reconstruct the document in that way, as that would be a "back door around the privilege and would eviscerate the state secret itself."
  • Elena Kagan in New York Times
    I understand that many who support this legislation believe that any health exception will be so broad as to eviscerate the ban,wrote Ms. Kagan, adopting Mr. Clinton's voice. "That is not the kind of exception I support. I support an...
  • Jeff Sessions in Los Angeles Times
    The panel's reasoning, Sessions said, "would eviscerate the 2nd Amendment in many parts of the country."

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