verb (used with object), dis·em·bow·eled, dis·em·bow·el·ing or (especially British) dis·em·bow·elled, dis·em·bow·el·ling.
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OTHER WORDS FROM disemboweldis·em·bow·el·ment, noun
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Tomás de Torquemada, for example, may have burned, stretched, hanged and disemboweled unbelievers, but he had nice hair and everyone agrees he was impressively persuasive.Gene Weingarten: For a week I recorded my dreams. Here are my political prophecies.|Gene Weingarten|March 18, 2021|Washington Post
Another promised to "disembowel him with a rusty pitchfork."
And placing the knife in the lad's hand, she added: "Cut off their heads, disembowel those infidel dogs!"
The pursuit continues until those who flee become exhausted, and the pursuers slash at them and disembowel their steeds.Four Arthurian Romances|Chretien DeTroyes
A ruffian sprang on MacAdam with an open knife, swearing he would disembowel him.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
One of the old Indian women got hold of him and began to pluck his feathers off, then to disembowel him.Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory|Lucien Turner
Yet he had no liking for Germans and desired to cut them into small bits, to slit their throats, to disembowel them.Now It Can Be Told|Philip Gibbs