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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of vivisect.


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  • He's got a post on the Huffington Post that fillets, dissects and vivisects the Newsweek list of "50 Most Influential Rabbis."

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  • Orlando Patterson on The Race Card by Richard Thompson Ford: With a daring disregard for ideological propriety, Ford vivisects every sacred cow in 'post-racist' America.

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  • Kevin Allman properly vivisects Derbyshire's earlier piece here.

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  • Over the next nine issues–Complete Zeppelin Stories, like many other pulps, was bi-monthly–Zeppelin fought an increasingly colorful set of foes: the Prussian aviator Pontius Pilot; the Black Death, the “living disease;” Wu Fang, the Helium Mandarin; Dr. Okayuma, who vivisects spies in his zeppelin laboratory; Amenhotep, the simian Pharaoh of the Congo; and Baron Nosferatu, the Flying Vampire . . .

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  • His undoubted comradeship, his plain kindliness toward the soul he vivisects, is not the fruit of moral certainty, but of moral agnosticism.

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  • Even Dr. Sturgeon, pioneering bravely, is unable to get beyond a sentimental and trivial view of the thing he vivisects, and so his book is no more than a compendium of mush.

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  • It is not in his capacity of healer and man of science that the doctor vivisects or defends vivisection, but in his entirely vulgar lay capacity.

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  • "I am afraid that man vivisects," he said, in his gravest tone.

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  • Love, in pursuit of love, sometimes vivisects as unconsciously as a science in pursuit of life.

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  • "Sharper than a serpent's tooth, unexpectedly sweet, and keeps the world laughing as she vivisects it."

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