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.
/ɪnˈveɪ/
verb
1.
(intransitive) foll by against. to speak with violent or invective language; rail
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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