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inveigh against someone or something

to attack someone or something verbally. Why must you always inveigh against Dan whenever I mention his name? Stop inveighing against the government all the time.
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Such as the foregoing distracts from content and message, but in the main the first poems inveigh against those above who prey on those below.
Ridley concludes his discussion of eugenics by insisting on a distinction ignored by many who indiscriminately inveigh against all forms of genetic manipulation.
Kaplan's ilk inveigh against them with false claims.
Today radical feminists lead crusades against pornography, black activists inveigh against white racists, student radicals write rules banning hate speech on campus, and some gay and lesbian groups have asserted their equal rights by storming St.
Back I went to the typewriter to inveigh against Walter Mondale, and yet I had that.
While Nehemiah inveighs against Sanballat and Tobiah, it is clear that they were self-professing Yahwists.
Speck inveighs against traffic engineers who want to remove street trees for fear cars will crash into them.
Human Rights Watch, a New York-based lobby that chastised the old regime, now inveighs against the new regime for failing to give the younger Qaddafi his basic rights.
He inveighs against transport spending in America where for the past 20 years the ten most-densely populated states have got half as much as the ten least-dense states.
And if only it were plain tobacco in "plain tobacco packaging" that your contributor inveighs the government for with his king-size attitude to civil liberties which take no account of others.
Wood inveighs against the use of modern political views to analyze those who lived in prior eras.
He also inveighs against the neoconservatives' adulation of Winston Churchill, an admiration shared by much of America's political leadership.
That sounds like the ''old politics'' that Obama inveighs against.
Bunge illustrates his account with many specific examples from historical and contemporary scientific inquiry (indeed, he periodically inveighs against philosophers of science who prefer analyzing other philosophers of science to examining actual scientific research in the wild); however, these examples function not simply as illustrations of the concepts at work in his system but, as is consistent with his endorsement of scientific methodology in dealing with philosophical issues, also serve as empirical data supporting his philosophical hypotheses.
Raeburn inveighs against international medical graduates (IMGs), supposedly because we (I proudly include myself among the ranks of IMGs) do not know the culture.