inveigh against

phrasal verb

inveighed against; inveighing against; inveighs against
: to protest or complain about (something or someone) very strongly
Employees inveighed against mandatory overtime.

Examples of inveigh against in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Every altar had an American flag on it; Elizabeth habitually inveighed against the evils of Communism in her dictations and lectures. Emily Harnett, Harper's Magazine, 26 Apr. 2024 Having inveighed against White House plans to aid the Ukrainian war effort and to either force a sale of TikTok or ban it, Trump watched as Mike Johnson, the Republican Speaker of the House, helped propel both proposals into law. Benjamin Wallace-Wells, The New Yorker, 28 Apr. 2024 At the animal-welfare movement’s outset, some of the same people and groups who inveighed against horse beatings and dog drownings also fought the annihilation of bison and birds. Ben Goldfarb, The Atlantic, 18 Apr. 2024 Donald Trump is right to inveigh against President Biden’s failure to secure the southern border. The Editors, National Review, 12 Apr. 2024 But the law was popular in Uganda, a landlocked nation of over 48 million people, where religious and political leaders frequently inveigh against homosexuality. Abdi Latif Dahir, New York Times, 3 Apr. 2024 An IP address from the presidential palace was used to print the cards, which asserted that Bolsonaro, who spent years inveighing against the coronavirus vaccine and swore off ever receiving one, had been vaccinated against covid-19. Marina Dias, Washington Post, 19 Mar. 2024 With his ruling Fidesz party entrenched in power, the Hungarian prime minister has used his platform to inveigh against E.U. edicts and wave the flag of right-wing culture war on the continent. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, 2 Feb. 2024 The American public had encountered this thinking before, of course, as it was popularized in the Nineties by the homicidal maniac Theodore Kaczynski, whose manifesto inveighed against industrial society and called for its violent overthrow. Christopher Ketcham, Harper's Magazine, 1 Nov. 2023

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“Inveigh against.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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