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It’s easy to ridicule and dismiss a Kremlin opponent hurling invective from abroad, but much more difficult to do so when he does so from within the lion’s den.
ALEXEY NAVALNY IS SUCCEEDING WHERE PUTIN'S OTHER OPPONENTS HAVE FAILED. WHY?MICHAEL WEISSJANUARY 27, 2021TIME
Most's explanation, full of bitter invective, suggested hostile personal feeling.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
If he had lost a son, he had found, what he seems to have prized quite as much, a fertile theme for invective.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
If Maria does not take care, I shall write a much sharper invective against her, for not answering my Diabolical book.
PRIVATE LETTERS OF EDWARD GIBBON (1753-1794) VOLUME 1 (OF 2)EDWARD GIBBON
It was when one of the table-legs overturned the swill-pail that the long pent-up storm burst in a torrent of invective.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
The struggle was over, and Fox vented his rage and disappointment in a speech of unmeasured invective.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
At Kingswood a man began a vehement invective against Wesley and Methodism.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SCIENCE OF SOCIOLOGYROBERT E. PARK
Accordingly he is not sparing of invective against those who so disparage his race.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 69, FEBRUARY 22, 1851VARIOUS
He was stirred to stinging invective of the churlish priest of Saint-Sulpice, who denied her church-burial.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
This Satire, of almost double length to any of the rest, is a bitter invective against the fair sex.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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