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::: taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
::: statute - law enacted by the legislature
::: anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
::: upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
::: endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
::: monarchy - government under a single ruler
::: argot - slang; speech spoken by only a small group of people
::: leonine - like a lion
::: slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
::: insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character