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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 ?
There is hardly any part of the system which could have been attended with greater difficulty in the arrangement of it than this; and there is, perhaps, none which has been inveighed against with less candor or criticised with less judgment.
Accordingly, convoking their chiefs, he inveighed against their craven policy, and urged the necessity of vigorous and retributive measures that would check the confidence and presumption of their enemies, if not inspire them with awe.
They began to listen to the desponding representations of M'Dougal, seconded by M'Kenzie, who inveighed against their situation as desperate and forlorn; left to shift for themselves, or perish upon a barbarous coast; neglected by those who sent them there; and threatened with dangers of every kind.
Deceived, decoyed, inveighed, in order to be made a laughing-stock before the most debased of all mankind, that woman and her associates.
If a woman is fair and amiable, she is praised for both qualities, but especially the former, by the bulk of mankind: if, on the other hand, she is disagreeable in person and character, her plainness is commonly inveighed against as her greatest crime, because, to common observers, it gives the greatest offence; while, if she is plain and good, provided she is a person of retired manners and secluded life, no one ever knows of her goodness, except her immediate connections.
And, lastly, he inveighed against Minerva because she had not contrived iron wheels in the foundation of her house, so its inhabitants might more easily remove if a neighbor proved unpleasant.
The prohibition of the flute and dancing is inveighed against as wrong and foolish; -- the more than presbyterian manner of keeping the sabbath is looked at in a similar light.
With such a smile then, and with a voice sweet as the evening breeze of Boreas in the pleasant month of November, Mrs Bridget gently reproved the curiosity of Mrs Deborah; a vice with which it seems the latter was too much tainted, and which the former inveighed against with great bitterness, adding, "That, among all her faults, she thanked Heaven her enemies could not accuse her of prying into the affairs of other people.
We must know how persistently he inveighed against the oppressing and depressing influence of man's sense of guilt and consciousness of sin in order fully to grasp the significance of this discourse.
Netanyahu both inveighed against the emerging terms of a deal and suggested broadening the scope of negotiations to require a change to Iran's regional posture--an idea swiftly rejected by the Obama administration as de facto "regime change" in Tehran.
Netanyahu both inveighed against the emerging deal and suggested broadening the scope of negotiations to require a change to what he described as Iran's "aggressive" regional posture - an idea swiftly rejected by the Obama administration as de facto "regime change" in Tehran.
Numerous critics and curmudgeons have inveighed against the concept of Facebook "friends," rightly pointing out that hundreds of people can't be one's friends in any meaningful sense of the word friendship.