inveigh inveigh


  1. (v) complain bitterly
  2. (v) speak against in an impassioned manner



  1. Had I got a chance, I would have gone ahead to inveigh against the malpractices in the elections and to show what a farce the elections had been.
  2. Joseph rarely gave an interview but when he did it was to inveigh against immorality, decadence and hedonism.
  3. As soon as he was given the floor, Damien seized the opportunity to inveigh against his party bosses, the administrators and the organizers of the event.


  • George Clooney Rebuts Loeb’s Critique of Sony

    The actor and producer took time during an interview with Deadline Hollywood -- ostensibly to discuss his coming movie, "The Monuments Men" -- to inveigh against the hedge fund manager and his campaign against Sony.
    on August 2, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. Pityana said: "In truth, crime and corruption devalue whatever values we stood for during the liberation struggle. Crime and corruption inveigh against our common humanity and dignity. We are a society devoid of any regard for human life and cynical...
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Barney Pityana Source: Independent Online

  2. "I have often been obliged to sacrifice uniformity to custom," Johnson reported in his preface. "Thus I write, in compliance with a numberless majority, 'convey' and 'inveigh,' 'deceit' and 'receipt,' 'fancy' and 'phantom.'"
    on May 4, 2007 By: Samuel Johnson Source: Wall Street Journal

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