- invective (n.)
- 1520s, from Medieval Latin invectiva "abusive speech," from Late Latin invectivus "abusive," from Latin invectus, past participle of invehi "to attack with words" (see inveigh). For nuances of usage, see humor. The earlier noun form was inveccion (mid-15c.).
- 1. Crowley maintained a stream of invective and abuse against Waite.
- 2. A woman had hurled racist invective at the family.
- 3. He retorted the invective on her.
- 4. They resorted to sarcasm irony, invective and self - praise.
- 他们求助于使用挖苦、讽刺 、 谩骂和自吹自擂.
- 5. His command of irony and invective was said to be very classic and lethal.
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