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Let us not then inveigh against the goddess who blindly distributes them.

Do not, then, inveigh so much against a motive, which governs you as it governs other men?

You inveigh against our theory, and even against theories in general.

He would pursue me every where, and inveigh against my infidelity.

Against these he could inveigh with surety, at least, of an appreciative audience.

In a sportsman it would be most ungracious to inveigh against English weather.

As soon as he caught sight of the Immortals he began to inveigh against them.

Neither by word nor deed did he ever inveigh against circumcision.

I came not to inveigh against the folly or malignity of such conduct.

I did not mount this rostrum to inveigh against the British; only the demagogues, the war faction I exclaim against.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "to introduce," from Latin invehi "to attack with words," originally "carry oneself against," passive infinitive of invehere "bring in, carry in," from in- "against" (see in- (1)) + vehere "to carry" (see vehicle). Meaning "to give vent to violent denunciation" is from 1520s. Related: Inveighed; inveighing.

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