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Vivisection will give us our final data, your systems functioning properly while we do it.
James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  the act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research)
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  • Vivisection will give us our final data, your systems functioning properly while we do it.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Men sneered at vivisection, and yet look at its results today!
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • The old man, so far as I could understand his patois, agreed with the old lady that I was a vivisectionist.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • Most likely they’ll give Perry and me to the vivisectionist.’
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood

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  • Had I been born where laws are less strict and tastes less dainty, I should treat myself to a slow vivisection of those two, as an evening’s amusement.’
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • If you or I had walked in on a human vivisection, with torn body parts, with blood splattered on everything, it wouldn’t have been as bad for us as it was for her.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • When Farmer began practicing vivisection—dog lab it was called at the medical school—he had a long talk with Jack about his misgivings, working on a creature he was going to have to kill.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Could it be possible, I thought, that such a thing as the vivisection of men was carried on here?
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • Or else he probes them with the cruel hand of a vivisectionist, groping about in their mental processes and examining their souls as though to see of what soul-stuff is made.
    Jack London  --  Sea Wolf
  • The anti-vivisection lady called the anti-nicotine lady a murderer, a wretch, and an atheist, all of which the anti-nicotine lady endured, merely weeping a little and calling for the police.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith

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  • The laws in this country against vivisection were very severe—he might be liable.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • They were animals, humanised animals,—triumphs of vivisection.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • He said that was so, and proceeded to point out that the possibility of vivisection does not stop at a mere physical metamorphosis.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • Yet surely, and especially to another scientific man, there was nothing so horrible in vivisection as to account for this secrecy; and by some odd leap in my thoughts the pointed ears and luminous eyes of Montgomery’s attendant came back again before me with the sharpest definition.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • The only thing that could excuse vivisection to me would be some application—
    H.G. Wells  --  The Island of Dr. Moreau
  • At noon, when the Eugenic Family were giving a demonstration of perfect vigor, their youngest blossom had an epileptic fit, and before the excitement was over, upon the Chicago anti-nicotine lady as she triumphantly assassinated a mouse charged an anti-vivisection lady, also from Chicago.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • But when the anti-vivisection lady wound up, "And as for your pretensions to know anything about science, you’re no scientist at all!" then with a shriek the anti-nicotine lady leaped from her platform, dug her fingers into the anti-vivisection lady’s hair, and observed with distinctness, "I’ll show you whether I know anything about science!"
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • But when the anti-vivisection lady wound up, "And as for your pretensions to know anything about science, you’re no scientist at all!" then with a shriek the anti-nicotine lady leaped from her platform, dug her fingers into the anti-vivisection lady’s hair, and observed with distinctness, "I’ll show you whether I know anything about science!"
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
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Associated words [difficulty]:   vivisection [9]
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