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  • v. Present participle of vivisect.


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  • In fact, I was vivisecting him and turning over his soul-stuff as keenly and thoroughly as it was his custom to do it to others.

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  • A real surgeon, skilful and audacious, came very close to vivisecting him as he radically repaired the ruin of a shoulder, doing things he would not have dared with a human but which proved to be correct for Michael.


  • For example: "At the front door, I saw my friend Liz vivisecting a pig two of hearts, two of diamonds, three of hearts …" Foer's method, which allows him to associate multiple items with each mental location, led him to set a record at the 2006 US Memory Championships by memorising an entire pack of 52 cards in only 1min 40sec.

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  • This is the kind of criticism engaged in, as Adam puts it elsewhere in his post, "vivisecting Ulysses ... to try and make a relevant point."

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  • Jeffrey writes a must-read post, vivisecting the Gambit Weekly's belated turnabout regarding its coverage of Governor Jindal.

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  • Survivor, or vivisecting the fox trot on Dancing With The Stars.

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  • Apparently, Obama could advocate vivisecting puppies for pleasure and his followers would flood the net with 101 reasons why torturing puppies to death is objectively good.

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  • By that standard, dressing up in a hockey mask and vivisecting promiscuous teenagers would be 12 times more important economically than anti-Communism.

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  • By the time the Republicans are done vivisecting Obama next week, they may have wished they hadn't waited until day three to start using it.

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  • She glanced at Peter, who was not eating his breakfast, but vivisecting his paper napkin with a knife.

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