inveighed

inveigh

[in-vey]
verb (used without object)
to protest strongly or attack vehemently with words; rail (usually followed by against ): to inveigh against isolationism.

Origin:
1480–90; < Latin invehī to attack with words, equivalent to in- in-2 + vehī passive infinitive of vehere to ride, drive, sail (cf. wain)

inveigher, noun
uninveighing, adjective


harangue, revile.
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inveigh (ɪnˈveɪ)
 
vb (foll by against)
to speak with violent or invective language; rail
 
[C15: from Latin invehī, literally: to be carried in, hence, assail physically or verbally, from in-² + vehī to be carried, ride]
 
in'veigher
 
n

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inveigh
1486, "to introduce," from L. invehi "to attack with words," originally "carry oneself against," from passive inf. of invehere "bring in, carry in," from in- "against" + vehere "to carry" (see vehicle). Meaning "to give vent to violent denunciation" is from 1529.
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