inveigh :

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  • v  complain bitterly
  • v  speak against in an impassioned manner

  • 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.
  • Joseph rarely gave an interview but when he did it was to inveigh against immorality, decadence and hedonism.
  • 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.
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  • 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.
    Aug. 2, 2013 - New York Times

  • Barney Pityana in Independent Online
    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...
  • Samuel Johnson in Wall Street Journal
    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.'"

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