rabble-rousing love


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  • adjective Alternative spelling of rabblerousing.

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

  • adjective arousing to action or rebellion


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  • Steve Martin, who did his first comedy show at the institution in 1971, played "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" on the banjo, though he threatened to sing a rabble-rousing number called "Let's Keep the Minimum Wage Right Where It's At."

    Carnegie Hall's Big Birthday Bash

  • It's because rabble-rousing lying racists like O'Reilly, Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh, in partnership with flame-stoking lying pols like Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich, dominate the media and control the message the right-wing vomits to its equally ignorant racist base.

    Andy Ostroy: "Muslims Killed Us On 9/11?"

  • But Odets's significance as a playwright was not in fact restricted to his rabble-rousing.

    Rocket to the Moon revived

  • “Utopia Now!” and other such vague rabble-rousing phrases.

    The Dark Side of Innocence

  • However, FDP leaders said that any attempt to derail the ESM was bound to fail, and they tried to discredit the referendum as mere rabble-rousing.

    Challenging Frau Merkel

  • So say you're a Goldman Sachs investment banker and you're a little worried about the anti-Wall Street populist rabble-rousing all those little people keep going on about.

    Bankers with Guns

  • How is it insular to suggest that it is the role of serious fiction first to be art rather than rabble-rousing?

    Principles of Literary Criticism

  • At a time when so many leaders in both politics and the media are zeroing in on the smallest gaffe, the least consequential issue or the most niche topic, Stewart's reminder to step back and not overreact to everything was the kind of calming, rather than rabble-rousing, rhetoric that's a mark of good leadership.

    How to lead like Jon Stewart (and why you'd want to)

  • Our President is doing a good job ... they are doing nothing but rabble-rousing.

    In new TV spot, MoveOn challenges Obama on offshore oil drilling

  • Both are rabble-rousing racist maniacs – whose followers are as brainwashed and crazy as they are.

    Networks respond to false Fox ad


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