To declaim or rail (against some person or thing); to utter censorious and bitter language; to attack with harsh criticism or reproach, either spoken or written; to use invectives; -- with against
; as, to inveigh against character, conduct, manners, customs, morals, a law, an abuse
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"All men inveighed against him; all men, except court vassals, opposed him."
"The artificial life against which we inveighed."