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Synonyms for disembowelment

the act of removing the bowels or viscera


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He stretched his front legs out lazily, long, sleek muscles rippling, and dug his razor-sharp claws into the timber before dragging them back towards him, simultaneously sharpening them further while practising for the disembowelment of his next meal.
In the unforgiving hands of Cheyney Thompson, painting is subject to a deconstruction so thoroughgoing and severe that it might better be termed a disembowelment. Having broken the medium down into its constituent parts, Thompson doesn't so much reassemble it as transport it into other realms entirely, to fields governed by systems and routines more often associated with such divergent realms as mathematics, economics, and manual labor.
Abel Gideon's psychiatrist dying by disembowelment through a ceiling fan connected to an incision in the abdomen.
With each disembowelment, government security thickened, necessarily so, and without much complaint from the citizenry: the arbitrary checks and searches, the shows of force, the rapid and continuous diffusion of officers and agents, plainclothes and otherwise, the reserves on permanent domestic deployment ...
Some problems, like Judas' death, seem benign: Did Judas die by hanging, disembowelment, suicidal fear of a resurrected roasting chicken, or, according to Papias, from swelling with pus and worms to bursting?
As Simmons (2014) points out, "the in-class disembowelment of a poem's meaning can diminish the personal, even transcendent, experience of reading a poem".
Leucippe's disembowelment. In his grief, Clitophon decides to take
What is more difficult to even comprehend is whether Western epistemology, while it has the "eyes to see" the Marikana Massacre, has the epistemological capacity to feel the pain of the three-century-long disembowelment of the black person.
Some Islamic State atrocities are comparable to the elaborately gruesome and protracted public executions (drawing and quartering, disembowelment, burning, beheadings, etc.) that were popular entertainments in the London of Shakespeare's time.
Residential School is one great example of the disembowelment of a nation on Canadian soil, but unfortunately, it is not seen in its full version in Grammond's book.
660, 676 (1962) (citing Wilkerson for the proposition that inherently cruel punishments such as disembowelment are unconstitutional); In re Kemmler, 136 U.S.
Utah, decided in 1878, the Court determined that drawing and quartering, public dissection, burning alive, and disembowelment all constituted cruel and unusual punishment disallowed by the Eighth Amendment.
Understanding the Disembowelment of India's Patent Regime, 41 ECON.
Anti-Japanese rhetoric is on the upswing when the LAPD is handed a political hot potato: the murder (or is it?) of a Japanese family, by the traditional samurai disembowelment ritual called seppuku.
The Shogun orders Asano to commit ritual suicide by disembowelment - to avoid bringing shame upon his house, then permits Mika one year to mourn before marrying Kira and uniting the kingdoms.