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Sample sentences for the GRE study word invective

invective can be used as a noun

1.I now related my history briefly but with firmness and precision, marking the dates with accuracy and never deviating into invective or exclamation. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
2.Breathe out invectives 'gainst the officers. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.Corney muttered a variety of invectives against old women who couldn't even die without purposely annoying their betters and, muffling herself in a thick shawl which she hastily caught up, briefly requested Mr. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
4.The fierce invectives of his "Tirocinium, or a Review of Schools" , shows how these school experiences had affected his mind and health. - from English Literature by William J. Long
5.The greatest part must have been of Chaucer's own invention, though one may plainly see that he had been reading the popular invectives against marriage and women in general such as the 'Roman de la Rose,. - from The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer
6.They are largely invectives against religion, marriage, kingcraft, and priestcraft, most impractical when considered as schemes for reform, but abounding in passages of exquisite beauty, for which alone they are worth reading. - from English Literature by William J. Long

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