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Synonyms for invective
ɪnˈvɛk tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vituperation, invective, vitriol(noun)

    abusive or venomous language used to express blame or censure or bitter deep-seated ill will

    Synonyms:
    vitriol, vituperation, oil of vitriol, sulfuric acid, sulphuric acid

Wiktionary

  1. invective(adjective)

    Characterized by invection or railing.

    Tom's speeches became diatribes — each more invective than the last.

    Synonyms:
    vitriolic, critical, vituperative, abusive, denunciatory, satirical

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. invective

    Synonyms:
    obloquy, denunciation, castigation, vituperation, reprobation, abuse, railing, sarcasm, satire, diatribe, reproach

    Antonyms:
    commendation, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, laudation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. invective(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abuse, contumely, reproach, censure, railing

  2. invective(n.)

    Synonyms:
    satire, sarcasm, lampoon, pasquinade, phillipic, diatribe, fling

  3. invective(a.)

    Synonyms:
    abusive, reproachful, censorious, captious, railing, scolding

  4. invective(a.)

    Synonyms:
    satirical, sarcastic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "invective":

    name-calling

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#2225abuse
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#42903reproach
#60063diatribe
#62104vitriol
#64752denunciation
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How to use invective in a sentence?

  1. Linda Bowles:

    The task of weaning various people and groups from the national nipple will not be easy. The sound of whines, bawls, screams and invective will fill the air as the agony of withdrawal pangs finds voice.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    You endorse only your own stupidity with your invective, mental filth, and ill-thinking, with such conduct you cannot impress any wise person, in the reply, to the language of abuse, silence is the best practice.

  3. Florida Democratic:

    It would certainly be better to not have him in the race, [Grayson] tends to sort of rely on hyperbole and invective, and I'm not sure that's the kind of primary which is healthy for us.


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