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Synonyms for invective
ɪnˈvɛk tɪvin·vec·tive

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  1. invectiveadjective

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vituperation, invective, vitriolnoun

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. invectivenoun

    Synonyms:
    abuse, contumely, reproach, censure, railing

  2. invectivenoun

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

  3. invectiveadjective

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

  4. invectiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    satirical, sarcastic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "invective":

    name-calling

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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. Supreme Court:

    Bringing such racial invective into the courtroom cannot be justified.

  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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