INVECTIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INVECTIVE
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invective
 n.  abusive language used to express blame or ill will
Classic Sentence:
1  I now related my history briefly but with firmness and precision, marking the dates with accuracy and never deviating into invective or exclamation.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 23
2  Lady Bertram listened without much interest to this sort of invective.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  She cried day and night, and was, from excess of sorrow, less skilful and alert in her ministrations of her mistress than usual, which drew down a constant storm of invectives on her defenceless head.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  He had expected criticism but not the invective that greeted his proposal.