inveigh : Definition, Usages, News and More
- 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.
News & Articles
- 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.'"