Humor has given way to humorlessness, sarcasm to sanctimony, irony to invective.
A lot of invective has been thrown their way, but that one company spends about $50 million a year on R&D.
The local government, despite all the invective directed at its leadership, seems to be functioning normally for the moment.
This is the kind of invective that is poisoning our public discourse.
As an insult, which is absolutely what it is, it satisfyingly rolls off the tongue, as all invective should.
The flood of invective which had been accumulating in Mr. Peck's system all the afternoon now broke its bounds.
Where's the good of bothering you with more of her invective?
He was full of self-vindication, full of invective against his fellows, full of mistaken thoughts about God.
Then there was a current of curses, a swift hissing of invective.
The unwieldy three-decker of the invective should be reduced to the manageable form of the epistolary torpedo and gunboat.