Inveigh

Updated: Nov 26, 2020

Pronunciation: [ in-vey ]


Definition: verb

To protest or complain bitterly or vehemently

Origin: 1480; Latin


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


Usage:

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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