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  • n. A manipulator of a mob who holds sway by use of inflammatory rhetoric, casting opprobrium, and by appeal to the lowest common denominator generally; an extreme and wholly unscrupulous demagogue; one who practises ochlagogy.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek ὀχλαγωγός (okhlagōgos), from ὄχλος (okhlos, "mob") + ἀγωγός (agōgos, "leading, guiding") (Wiktionary)

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