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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 un-inveighing

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 un-inveighing

inveigh

v.

late 15c., "to introduce," from Latin invehi "to attack with words," originally "carry oneself against," passive infinitive of invehere "bring in, carry in," from in- "against" (see in- (1)) + vehere "to carry" (see vehicle). Meaning "to give vent to violent denunciation" is from 1520s. Related: Inveighed; inveighing.

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