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::: premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
::: slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
::: drone - idle person who lives on other people's work; male bee
::: extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant
::: homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
::: abstemious - sparing in eating and drinking; temperate
::: matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
::: obscure - dark; vague; unclear; not well known; Ex. obscure meaning/village; V: darken; cover; make unclear; Ex. obscure the moon/meaning
::: taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
::: pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold