Origin of inveighMiddle English invehen from Classical Latin invehi, to assail, attack with words, passive voice of invehere, to bring in from in-, in, to + vehere, to carry: see vehement
When an impassioned conservative writes a long column about her opinion of a new democratic policy, this is an example of when she inveighs.
intransitive verbin·veighed, in·veigh·ing, in·veighs
Origin of inveighLatin invehī to attack with words, inveigh against passive of invehere to carry in in- in ; see in- 2. vehere to carry ; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present inveighs, present participle inveighing, simple past and past participle inveighed)
- Finding one day a challenge-glove stuck up on the door of a church where he was to preach, he took it down with his own hand, and proceeded to the pulpit to inveigh against the unchristian custom.