from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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

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


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