inveigh - vocabulary

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To utter vehement censure or invective, to protest strongly (often followed by against).
Senate Democrats who oppose President Bush's Iraq policy spoke today against Condoleezza Rice's nomination to be secretary of state, signaling that they intended to vigorously oppose the administration's foreign policy despite their minority status.

—David Stout “Democrats Use Rice Debate to Inveigh Against War in Iraq” New York Times, January 25, 2005