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in·veigh

 (ĭn-vā′)
intr.v. in·veighed, in·veigh·ing, in·veighs
To give vent to angry disapproval; protest vehemently.

[Latin invehī, to attack with words, inveigh against, passive of invehere, to carry in : in-, in; see in-2 + vehere, to carry; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

in·veigh′er n.

inveigh

(ɪnˈveɪ)
vb
(foll by: against) to speak with violent or invective language; rail
[C15: from Latin invehī, literally: to be carried in, hence, assail physically or verbally, from in-2 + vehī to be carried, ride]
inˈveigher n

in•veigh

(ɪnˈveɪ)

v.i.
to protest strongly or attack vehemently with words; rail (usu. fol. by against): to inveigh against isolationism.
[1480–90; < Latin invehī to attack with words =in- in-2 + vehī, pass. of vehere to ride, drive (compare wain)]
in•veigh′er, n.

inveigh


Past participle: inveighed
Gerund: inveighing

Imperative
inveigh
inveigh
Present
I inveigh
you inveigh
he/she/it inveighs
we inveigh
you inveigh
they inveigh
Preterite
I inveighed
you inveighed
he/she/it inveighed
we inveighed
you inveighed
they inveighed
Present Continuous
I am inveighing
you are inveighing
he/she/it is inveighing
we are inveighing
you are inveighing
they are inveighing
Present Perfect
I have inveighed
you have inveighed
he/she/it has inveighed
we have inveighed
you have inveighed
they have inveighed
Past Continuous
I was inveighing
you were inveighing
he/she/it was inveighing
we were inveighing
you were inveighing
they were inveighing
Past Perfect
I had inveighed
you had inveighed
he/she/it had inveighed
we had inveighed
you had inveighed
they had inveighed
Future
I will inveigh
you will inveigh
he/she/it will inveigh
we will inveigh
you will inveigh
they will inveigh
Future Perfect
I will have inveighed
you will have inveighed
he/she/it will have inveighed
we will have inveighed
you will have inveighed
they will have inveighed
Future Continuous
I will be inveighing
you will be inveighing
he/she/it will be inveighing
we will be inveighing
you will be inveighing
they will be inveighing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been inveighing
you have been inveighing
he/she/it has been inveighing
we have been inveighing
you have been inveighing
they have been inveighing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inveighing
you will have been inveighing
he/she/it will have been inveighing
we will have been inveighing
you will have been inveighing
they will have been inveighing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been inveighing
you had been inveighing
he/she/it had been inveighing
we had been inveighing
you had been inveighing
they had been inveighing
Conditional
I would inveigh
you would inveigh
he/she/it would inveigh
we would inveigh
you would inveigh
they would inveigh
Past Conditional
I would have inveighed
you would have inveighed
he/she/it would have inveighed
we would have inveighed
you would have inveighed
they would have inveighed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.inveigh - complain bitterly
kvetch, plain, quetch, complain, sound off, kick - express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
2.inveigh - speak against in an impassioned manner; "he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society"
protest - utter words of protest

inveigh

verb
To express opposition, often by argument:
Informal: kick, squawk.
Idioms: set up a squawk, take exception.
Translations

inveigh

[ɪnˈveɪ] VI to inveigh againstvituperar, lanzar invectivas contra

inveigh

vi to inveigh against somebody/something (liter)jdn/etw schmähen (liter), → sich in Schimpfreden gegen jdn/etw ergehen (geh)

inveigh

[ɪnˈveɪ] vi to inveigh against (frm) → inveire contro
References in classic literature ?
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Charley's voice took on an aggrieved tone, and he continued for some minutes to inveigh against the brazenness of Demetrios Contos.
A few years before, he used to be savage, and inveigh against all parsons, scholars, and the like declaring that they were a pack of humbugs, and quacks that weren't fit to get their living but by grinding Latin and Greek, and a set of supercilious dogs that pretended to look down upon British merchants and gentlemen, who could buy up half a hundred of 'em.
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So, there had to be a willing suspension of disbelief when we heard Rahul Gandhi inveigh against the lack of rules or conventions in the Congress party and wonder how it worked.
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