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Word of the Day — September 23, 2012

September 24, 2012 - Scott Viau
Eviscerate — ee-VIS-sir-ATE — to deprive something of its essential content, to gut or disembowel

Example: "David Denby's review of DETROPIA (documentary film about the sad decay of Detroit), quotes a former teacher as warning that 'revolution is sure to come if the middle class continues to be eviscerated.'"

 
 
 

 

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