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gut

 
pronunciation:
guht
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the stomach or intestines.
definition 2: strips of a strong material taken from the intestines of an animal. Gut is used to make strings for musical instruments and to sew up wounds.
definition 3: (usually plural) the inner parts of something that make it work.
He opened the lid and examined the guts of the computer.
definition 4: (plural; informal) courage or nerve.
Jumping off the high dive took a lot of guts.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: guts, gutting, gutted
definition: to destroy the inside of.
Fire gutted the building.