inveigh against

  • 1 inveigh against — ˌinveigh ˈagainst [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they inveigh against he/she/it inveighs against present participle inveighing against …

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  • 2 inveigh against — index censure, condemn (blame), contemn, decry, defame, impugn, reprimand, reproach …

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  • 3 inveigh against — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms inveigh against : present tense I/you/we/they inveigh against he/she/it inveighs against present participle inveighing against past tense inveighed against past participle inveighed against very formal inveigh …

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  • 4 inveigh against — speak or write about with great hostility. → inveigh …

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  • 5 inveigh against — verb To declaim against, to rail against. All men inveighed against him; all men, except court vassals, opposed him. mdash; …

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  • 6 inveigh against — Synonyms and related words: accuse, anathematize, anathemize, animadvert on, arraign, blame, call to account, cast blame upon, cast reflection upon, censure, complain against, condemn, cry down, cry out against, cry out on, cry shame upon, damn,… …

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  • 7 inveigh against — Censure, reproach, condemn, blame, denounce, declaim against, rail at, exclaim against, vituperate …

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  • 8 inveigh against somebody — inˈveigh against sb/sth derived (formal) to criticize sb/sth strongly Main entry: ↑inveighderived …

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  • 9 inveigh against something — inˈveigh against sb/sth derived (formal) to criticize sb/sth strongly Main entry: ↑inveighderived …

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 inveigh — [[t]ɪnve͟ɪ[/t]] inveighs, inveighing, inveighed VERB If you inveigh against something, you criticize it strongly. [FORMAL] [V against n] A lot of his writings inveigh against luxury and riches …

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

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  • 14 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 …

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  • 15 inveigh — in|veigh [ ın veı ] verb ,inveigh against phrasal verb transitive VERY FORMAL inveigh against someone/something to criticize someone or something very strongly …

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  • 16 inveigh — verb he was one of the few Wall Streeters willing to inveigh against corporate greed Syn: fulminate against, declaim against, protest (against), rail against/at, rage at, remonstrate against; denounce, censure, condemn, decry, criticize;… …

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  • 17 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 …

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  • 18 inveigh — verb /ɪnˈveɪ/ a) To rant and rave or complain angrily All men inveighed against him; all men, except court vassals, opposed him. mdash; . b) (with against ) as, to inveigh against character, conduct, manners, customs, morals, a law; an abuse. The …

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  • 19 inveigh — inveigher, n. /in vay /, v.i. to protest strongly or attack vehemently with words; rail (usually fol. by against): to inveigh against isolationism. [1480 90; < L invehi to attack with words, equiv. to in IN 2 + vehi pass. inf. of vehere to ride,… …

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  • 20 inveigh — in•veigh [[t]ɪnˈveɪ[/t]] v. i. to protest strongly or attack vehemently with words; rail (usu. fol. by against): to inveigh against isolationism[/ex] • Etymology: 1480–90; < L invehī to attack with words = in II+vehī, pass. of vehere to ride,… …

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