inveigh

[ in-vey ]

Part of Speech

verb

Definition

to protest or complain bitterly or vehemently

Origin + Etymology

from Latin invehere ‘carry in’, invehi ‘be carried into, assail’, from in- ‘into’ + vehere ‘carry’

Synonyms

  • fulminate
  • declaim
  • protest
  • rail
  • rage
  • remonstrate
  • storm
  • denounce
  • censure
  • condemn
  • decry
  • criticize

Antonyms

  • accept
  • agree
  • allow
  • approve
  • compliment
  • flatter
  • laud
  • praise
  • uphold

Example

The group of friends gathered to inveigh against discrimination.

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