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  • n. Plural form of spellbinder.

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Examples

  • The author uses the term "spellbinders" to describe psychological snake charmers who appear to be saviors, enlightened thinkers/politicians, even activists who present themselves as possessing insights based on research uniquely carried out by themselves or information gained through extraordinary channels to which no one else has access.

    THE SCIENCE OF EVIL AND ITS USES FOR POLITICAL PURPOSES

  • It may be helpful at this point to review the characteristics of sociopathic 'spellbinders' as they are sometimes called.

    The Existentialist Cowboy

  • "spellbinders" had succeeded beyond my hopes in rousing partizan passion -- but here again part of the credit belongs to Woodruff.

    The Plum Tree

  • It would be okay if this was a case of one man's self-delusion, but Nader had accomplices, media spellbinders who helped spread those impeachable lies.

    Marvin Kitman: See Ralph Run

  • The men cease being spellbinders and become people with poignant care and concern.

    When Irish Guys Are Beguiling

  • The attitude of most normal people to such spellbinders is generally critical, pained and disturbed.

    Ronald Reagan is Still Dead!

  • However, when they are preceded by conditions operating destructively on common sense and social order - such as social injustice, cultural backwardness, or intellectually limited rulers manifesting pathological traits - spellbinders activities have led entire societies into large-scale human tragedy.

    Ronald Reagan is Still Dead!

  • In a healthy society, the activities of spellbinders meet with criticism effective enough to stifle them quickly.

    Ronald Reagan is Still Dead!

  • He wore his hair long and loose, as was the custom with many platform spellbinders of the time, and by 1869, at age fifty-six, he was beginning to look a little gray and too well fed.

    The Great Bridge

  • Cosmocratic spellbinders in every state of North America waved the flag, pointed with pride, and viewed with alarm, in the very best tradition of North American politics.

    First Lensman

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