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evacuate (one's) bowels

To defecate. Hang on, I've got to evacuate my bowels before we leave the house.
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evacuate one's bowels

Euph. to defecate. After taking a jog around the block, Jill felt the need to evacuate her bowels. I am afraid my little boy is sick. He has not evacuated his bowels for several days.
See also: bowel, evacuate

evacuate someone (from something) (to something)

to remove someone from something or some place to another thing or place, as in an emergency. They had to evacuate everyone from the subway station to a nearby building. The rescuers evacuated the people from the flames.
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6) Such induced purging or bleeding interfered, in her opinion, with the natural evacuative processes of the body (Forster, "Patient" 309).
Writing serves as an evacuative procedure to relieve his mind of melancholy (I: 33).
Thus those contemporary critics of ontotheology who admit only no, not, never when discussing God as a transcendental referent instantiate the "Protestant principle" in its most extreme, evacuative, "cold" hermeneutical form, presuming Differenz/differance/differentiation as the transcendental horizon (the Kantian element) and marking the distance between immanence and transcendence as infinite and hence unbridgeable (the Cartesian element).