Origin of invective
synonym study for invective
OTHER WORDS FROM invectivein·vec·tive·ly, adverbin·vec·tive·ness, nounun·in·vec·tive, adjective
Words nearby invective
How to use invective in a sentence
It’s easy to ridicule and dismiss a Kremlin opponent hurling invective from abroad, but much more difficult to do so when he does so from within the lion’s den.Alexey Navalny Is Succeeding Where Putin's Other Opponents Have Failed. Why?|Michael Weiss|January 27, 2021|Time
The local government, despite all the invective directed at its leadership, seems to be functioning normally for the moment.
As an insult, which is absolutely what it is, it satisfyingly rolls off the tongue, as all invective should.Let’s Put an End to ‘THOT’: The Misogynistic Phrase That’s Sweeping the Nation|Amanda Marcotte|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Compliments would earn their deliverer a stream of invective, while an insult or dirty joke “would earn his respect.”Paddy Chayefsky: The Dark Prophet of ‘Network’ News|Tim Teeman|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A lot of invective has been thrown their way, but that one company spends about $50 million a year on R&D.
Her piece is a colorful collection of insults, long on invective and heavy on the adjectives.Deadline Hollywood Editor in Chief Nikki Finke’s 8 Greatest Freakouts|Tricia Romano|June 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Most's explanation, full of bitter invective, suggested hostile personal feeling.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
If he had lost a son, he had found, what he seems to have prized quite as much, a fertile theme for invective.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
If Maria does not take care, I shall write a much sharper invective against her, for not answering my Diabolical book.
It was when one of the table-legs overturned the swill-pail that the long pent-up storm burst in a torrent of invective.
The struggle was over, and Fox vented his rage and disappointment in a speech of unmeasured invective.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt