Sentences Containing 'invective'
They were wholly deaf to my arguments, or failed to perceive their force, and fell into a strain of invective that was irresistible.
From the time when the Amadises and Palmerins began to grow popular down to the very end of the century, there is a steady stream of invective, from men whose character and position lend weight to their words, against the romances of chivalry and the infatuation of their readers.
More Vocab Words::: scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
::: stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
::: reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
::: confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: arbitrate - act as judge (at the request of both sides)
::: complementary - serving to complete something
::: beneficial - helpful; useful; advantageous
::: debase - degrade; reduce in quality or value; degenerate; lower in esteem; disgrace; N. debasement
::: alluvial - pertaining to soil deposits left by running water