invective : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will
- He was not expecting such vitriolic invectives and was totally dumb struck when his wife attacked him during the divorce proceedings.
- The student's invective, directed at his instructor, resulted in a disciplinary referral.
- Their story is as vile and obscene as one can imagine, but Humbert's voice, an endlessly inventive stream of angry, cosmopolitan invective, elevates it to the level of a tragic .
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July 15, 2013 - Boise Weekly
- Ronald S Lauder in MarketWatch
Lauder added: "These groups, who claim to hold up values such as peace and mutual understanding, make a mockery of themselves by shamelessly providing a cruel dictator and racist with a platform for his invective. There is no purpose in dignifying...
- Abraham Foxman in Canadian National Newspaper
Mr. Foxman added: "The amount of invective, anger and rage being vented on white supremacist sites in the aftermath of the election is startling. Many racists are convinced that President-elect Obama's achievement means that whites have lost their...
- Julia Gillard in Melbourne Herald Sun
Their competing narratives and viewpoints have dominated the political landscape of the past generation,Ms Gillard told the Melbourne Press Club today. "And their language and myths and invective for each other have been a feature of...