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This makes us distinctly vulnerable to the large scale, distorting effects of demagogic populism, fueled by the rapid spread of misinformation through social media.

The 1988 presidential race is rightly remembered for its focus on demagogic and racially coded appeals.

It is always easier to blame the big bad Israelis—or a non-violent, non-demagogic, not very charismatic leader like Fayyad.

It's mildly demagogic and misleading, but in the realm of politics, it's fair.

But the most important element of right-wing demagogic populism is the most impossible to retrieve: Soviet communism.

True to form, he did deliver the most demagogic moment of the night, referring to the “Obama Depression.”

One day the people might take these demagogic writings seriously and then there would be the devil to pay.

Wisely indeed, he retired from parliamentary life, after realizing that debating power cannot be acquired by demagogic speaking.

I do not mean anything demagogic; I do not mean to talk as if we wanted a great mass of men to rush in and destroy something.

It has introduced into the literary profession a demagogic habit, and has set up a quantitative instead of a qualitative standard.

This unfortunate declaration of Morris gave the Republicans an opportunity of unlimited demagogic appeal.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demagogic, such as: inflammatory, provocative, subversive, treacherous, dangerous, and dissentious.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.