In·veigh v. i. [imp. & p. p. Inveighed p. pr. & vb. n. Inveighing.] To declaim or rail (against some person or thing); to utter censorious and bitter language; to attack with harsh criticism or reproach, either spoken or written; to use invectives; -- with against; as, to inveigh against character, conduct, manners, customs, morals, a law, an abuse.
All men inveighed against him; all men, except court vassals, opposed him. --Milton.
The artificial life against which we inveighed. --Hawthorne.