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INVEIGH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does inveigh mean? 

INVEIGH (verb)
  The verb INVEIGH has 2 senses:

1. complain bitterly
2. speak against in an impassioned manner

  Familiarity information: INVEIGH used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INVEIGH (verb)


Sense 1inveigh [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Complain bitterly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

inveigh; rail

Hypernyms (to "inveigh" is one way to...):

complain; kick; kvetch; plain; quetch; sound off (express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2inveigh [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Speak against in an impassioned manner

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

declaim; inveigh

Context example:

he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society

Hypernyms (to "inveigh" is one way to...):

protest (utter words of protest)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody PP


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