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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A leader or speaker who stirs up the passions of the masses; a demagogue.

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  • n. A person who tries to stir up masses of people for political action by appealing to their emotions rather than their reason. A demagogue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices

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