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Definition of "inveigh" [in•veigh]

  • To give vent to angry disapproval; protest vehemently. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "inveigh" in a sentence
  • "It would be hard for politicians to inveigh against rate increases approved by their own proxies on the board."
  • "Big government, the devil that Republicans love to inveigh against, is big precisely because it is so active in so many costly ways in serving the interests of our biggest corporations."
  • "Log onto ATR's MySpace page, and your ears will be assaulted by a raw, angry sound, and lyrics that scream that "Deutschland Must Die" and inveigh against "too much government control" — in Germany."