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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of vivisect.


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  • Among other things, Pakistanis are made to feel guilty about the fact that they "vivisected" an intrinsically singular piece of land.

    Pak Tea House

  • But these tropes are soon vivisected, examined and then sewn together into new things, as the best fiction of the bizarro genre often does.

    Top Ten Books of 2009 – Brian Keene

  • Tammy would hear intermittent reports from people she knew that Ripper was running wild on Burnt Mill Road, but she was sure that the dog kennel had sold Ripper to a vet school where she was vivisected.

    February 1975 Lansing, MICHIGAN

  • To Regin, she said, You told me to kill the magister after you got vivisected.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • But, hell, she could be vivisected or executed before he ever did.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Regin was cuffed, shaking off the effects of poisonous gas, and on her way to be either interrogated or vivisected.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Dixon had vivisected him, leaving a line of staples down his broad chest.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • He had vivisected a cancerous liver, and was due to perform a prostatectomy on the half hour.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • The medical department at Kyushu University vivisected the captured crew of a B-29 bomber with University sanction on University grounds.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Biological Weapons Amnesia

  • It's a group effort in which the work of students is publicly vivisected by teacher and classmates, often at excruciating length—a trial that Professor X has found helpful with his own writing but that may not be the best pedagogical choice for those who are struggling.

    A Little Learning


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