vivisect

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cut (a body) open while still alive

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Likewise, on "Ode to Alan Young, Fauxtown Legend," he vivisects a conman who pretends to be a Motown legend, and in the process, casts a shadow on people who take him at his word and buy into the con.
It's amazing how well Palm Beach has held up," said Laurence Leamer, a journalist, part-time resident and author of the recent book, "Madness Under the Royal Palms," that vivisects Palm Beach society.
And surely not Harris, Dawkins, and Hitchens, who resemble the German theologian David Strauss, whom Nietzsche mercilessly vivisects in his Untimely Meditations for rejecting conventional biblical faith but dinging to conventional morality, without providing a reasonable alternative ground for it.
She's withdrawn into deepest insecurity after having been burned by her former English professor, Sloan Cates (Campbell Scott), whose bestselling novel mercilessly vivisects a character plainly based on Sophie.
We may, perhaps, know John Davidson's poem 'The Testament of a Vivisector' of 1901, in which the speaker vivisects a horse in order to discover the underlying principles of existence.