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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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Thus Richard Baxter, a product of the English Calvinist religious tradition, urges "his readers to distinguish between spiritual trouble proper" and physical melancholy, while at the same time retaining "many of the kinds of therapies advocated by the late Elizabethan and early Stuart ministers" to treat melancholy (110, 111), while Timothy Rogers returns to the pulpit of a "Dissenting Presbyterian congregation" in 1690 to inveigh against the efficacy of medical treatments of melancholy and assure his listeners that they are not being punished by God's everlasting wrath, even as he also reminds them that the sorrow they feel can serve a worthy, spiritual purpose (118).
Long after the fighting against US proxies in his own country was over, he continued to inveigh against the ravages of capitalism on the poor and against his own country's participation in the US war in Iraq.
But Roy's intention is not simply to inveigh against the status quo.
Asked why religious conservative leaders regularly inveigh against gays and lesbians, Racicot told HRC, "They probably don't know gay people.
Listening to Milosevic at bar in the Hague inveigh against NATO hegemony and appropriate the language of anti-globalism, nausea rises to the gorge upon realizing that this unrepentant defense of genocide relies on the same arguments that Chomsky made and continues to deploy in 9-11.
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.
That text has been used in the puritan tradition to inveigh against theatre, movies, even literature (a 19th century moraliser said, "A novel is at best a well-told lie").
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.
The artist's concern, however, may just as well be our own--to inveigh against a creator-god who rules in the name of mechanization and measurement.
However, Mr Hu took the opportunity to inveigh against what he termed as the " serious graft situation" in the country and called on party members to show ethical conduct and control their family members.