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invective

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvektɪv/

Translation of invective in Spanish:

noun/nombre

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  • 1.1 (abuse) invectivas (feminine plural) [formal], improperios (masculine plural)
    Example sentences
    • Even the thought of it unleashes a stream of invective.
    • News reaches me, however, of referees fighting back against what seems to be a tidal wave of invective and abuse hurled in their direction.
    • He has blown onto the scene in a torrent of invective, firing broadside after broadside at the crumbling bastions of public morality.
    1.2 (condemnation) invectiva (feminine) [formal]

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