1. Saying bad things to or about someone.
2. Violent or harsh talk and behavior.
Part of the word ‘Invective’ sounds like ‘Envy’. Now envy can lead you to say bad things to or about someone and this is what ‘Invective’ means.
1. An overbearing, bullying boss who is fond of sendinginvective e-mails to long-suffering assistants
2. The invective rivals any that could be found in today’s on-line snark-fests.