1. a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices
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How To Use demagog In A Sentence

  • In an attempt to divert the resulting social unrest, Stalinist bureaucrats and communalist demagogues fomented nationalist sentiments while seeking patrons among the major powers.
  • Can we preserve nuance, detail and polychromy in our accounts of ourselves – as complex selves in a complex society – without being coerced into subscription towards one group identity or another by colour-blind demagogues? A true democracy demands constant revitalisation of the spirit of openness, generosity and liberality of opinion
  • It was only when confronted with the loathing so many on the left feel for him that I discovered how much there was to admire in the doughty old demagogue.
  • Extremists will forever be able to demagogue conditions of misery, making continued U.S. involvement in asymmetric warfare an increasingly counterproductive exercise — because killing one terrorist creates five more in his place. Facebook Says…
  • I'd like to propose my own candidate for the most loathsome display of demagoguery in the past 25 years.
  • But it is also an exquisitely coded and exploitative masterpiece of tub-thumping demagoguery. Times, Sunday Times
  • Then further explain how none of our values are so noble as not to be easily twistable into demagogy, which is why he welcomes the rigorous questions into his exercise of leadership in this campaign. Obama: "I Deeply Regret" Offending Anyone
  • Meanwhile, the CHP leader Deniz Baykal Saturday said there were no coup attempts, but coup demagogy which is exploited for political gain. Hurriyet Dailynews
  • Where such traditions are absent or weak, popular sovereignty easily turns into populist dictatorship, liberal democracy to libertinism and demagoguery.
  • Moreover, the circus promises the appearance of a mysterious Prince, a demagogue who is plotting untold evil.
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