Definition of Invectives

1. Noun. (plural of invective) ¹



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Definition of Invectives

1. invective [n] - See also: invective

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Invectives

invasives
invasivity
inveagle
inveagled
inveagles
invecked
invect
invected
invecting
invection
invections
invective
invectively
invectiveness
invectivenesses
invectives (current term)
invects
inveigh
inveighed
inveigher
inveighers
inveighing
inveighs
inveigle
inveigled
inveiglement
inveiglements
inveigler
inveiglers
inveigles

Literary usage of Invectives

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1. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl (1866)
"They gave rise to fresh complaints in the Councils, to invectives against this interference of the armies ; it was said that they had no right to deliberate ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... which he addressed to the emperor himself, he sometimes affected the praise of moderation ; whilst at the same time, in secret and vehement invectives, ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"They were not as yet political, but two constant features might easily assume a political complexion—the one the invectives against the Church, ..."

4. The Poems of William Dunbar by William Dunbar, George Powell McNeill (1893)
"VITUPERATIVE POEMS OR invectives. The class of Dunbar's poems which may be called vituperative or invective, because they exceed the usual bounds even of ..."

5. Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1846)
"Depositions taken before Sir Walter Stonor at Wat- lington, in Oxfordshire, of invectives uttered against Queen Anne Boleyn. [STAT. PAP. OFF. MISC. CORRESP. ..."

6. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1880)
"Whilst avowing and even preaching despair, the invectives great company undertook to hurl blame; and we 'Times' have seen that there was one of Lord ..."

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