inveigh


inveigh
I verb attack, blast, cry out against, denounce, dispraise, exclaim against, fulminate, impugn, incessere, increpare, insectari, lash, protest against, rage against, rail, raise one's voice against, rate, revile, scold, score, storm against, thunder against, utter invective, vilify, vituperate II index demonstrate (protest), denounce (condemn), entice, lash (attack verbally), protest

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  • Inveigh — In*veigh , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Inveighed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inveighing}.] [L. invehere, invectum, to carry or bring into or against, to attack with words, to inveigh; pref. in in + vehere to carry. See {Vehicle}, and cf. {Invective}.] To declaim …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inveigh — ► VERB (inveigh against) ▪ speak or write about with great hostility. ORIGIN originally in the sense «introduce»: from Latin invehere carry in , invehi be carried into, attack …   English terms dictionary

  • inveigh — (v.) late 15c., to introduce, from L. invehi to attack with words, originally carry oneself against, passive infinitive of invehere bring in, carry in, from in against (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + vehere to carry (see VEHICLE (Cf. vehicle)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inveigh — [v] blame, denounce admonish, berate, blast, castigate, censure, condemn, crack down on*, except, expostulate, go after*, have at*, jump down one’s throat*, kick, lambaste, lay into, lay out, let have it, object, protest, rail, read out*,… …   New thesaurus

  • inveigh — [in vā′] vi. [ME invehen < L invehi, to assail, attack with words, pass. of invehere, to bring in < in , in, to + vehere, to carry: see VEHEMENT] to make a violent verbal attack; talk or write bitterly (against); rail inveigher n …   English World dictionary

  • inveigh — UK [ɪnˈveɪ] / US verb Word forms inveigh : present tense I/you/we/they inveigh he/she/it inveighs present participle inveighing past tense inveighed past participle inveighed Phrasal verbs: inveigh against …   English dictionary

  • inveigh — v. (formal) (d; intr.) to inveigh against * * * [ɪn veɪ] (formal) (d; intr.) to inveigh against …   Combinatory dictionary

  • inveigh — in|veigh [ınˈveı] v inveigh against / [inveigh against sb/sth] phr v [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: invehi to attack , from invehere, from vehere to carry ] to criticize someone or something strongly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inveigh — in|veigh [ ın veı ] verb ,inveigh against phrasal verb transitive VERY FORMAL inveigh against someone/something to criticize someone or something very strongly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inveigh — [15] Inveigh originally meant ‘carry in, introduce’ (‘In them are two colours quarterly put: the one into the other, and so one colour is inveighed into another’, Book of Saint Albans 1486). Its second syllable comes from Latin vehere ‘carry’… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins


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