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inveigh

[in-vey] /ɪnˈveɪ/
verb (used without object)
1.
to protest strongly or attack vehemently with words; rail (usually followed by against):
to inveigh against isolationism.
Origin
1480-1490
1480-90; < Latin invehī to attack with words, equivalent to in- in-2 + vehī passive infinitive of vehere to ride, drive, sail (cf. wain)
Related forms
inveigher, noun
uninveighing, adjective
Synonyms
harangue, revile.
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British Dictionary definitions for inveigher

inveigh

/ɪnˈveɪ/
verb
1.
(intransitive) foll by against. to speak with violent or invective language; rail
Derived Forms
inveigher, noun
Word Origin
C15: from Latin invehī, literally: to be carried in, hence, assail physically or verbally, from in-² + vehī to be carried, ride
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Word Origin and History for inveigher
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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