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Visceral

 

a term referring to the internal organs of an animal. The term is used to describe the visceral peritoneum lining the intestines; the visceral musculature of the intestines; the visceral cranium, a part of the cranium; and the visceral material surrounding the anterior portion of the intestinal tube.

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At the time it was, to my thinking at least, the proverbial manna, an ultra-clean, ultra-safe, ultra-efficient and virtually unlimited source of mass energy, yet due to environmental hysteria was viscerally and universally despised.
Perhaps dance dissolves barriers between people because it viscerally expresses the human condition and transcends religious differences.
Not that long ago, developed countries viscerally understood the connection between malaria and their own national health.
Viewing the scenes through the glasses is enthralling, viscerally taking the reader back to the early 20th century.
TEI believes that consistency, certainty, and fairness in the application of penalties play a bigger role in deterring noncompliance than viscerally increasing the penalty rate.
Berman regales his fixated readers with historical versions of major volcanos that have erupted throughout history to set a menacing and terrifying tone to an already viscerally anguished situation, which ratchets up when a leak is discovered in a nearby nuclear plant that is no doubt creating the radioactive lava:
His musical approach is both conceptually fascinating and viscerally compelling: supported on most tracks by keyboardist Shai Bachar and drummer Aaron Alexander, he combines melodic elements taken from traditional Hebrew cantillation with improvised sections and fragments of more modern musical ideas; on two tracks, he is accompanied by the legendary guitarist Gary Lucas, who provides layers of heavily-treated chordal washes and ethereal shreds of melody as a backdrop for Wall's contemplative extemporizations.
With its hovering, tongue-like roof and viscerally red skin, Nouvel's new building certainly racks up the shock value, like a huge flayed organism bleeding and glistening in the Madrid sun.
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Initially, Segel's full-frontal nudity is played strictly for laughs, but as the scene keeps going (and going), and Segel remains naked, we viscerally feel the rawness of Peter's dejection.
Viscerally and in silence, I rejected her belief - the way food not to be stomached simply comes back up.
But at pride performances--and she's playing at least four this June throughout the Northeast--her audience connects more viscerally.