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synonyms for demagogue

  • agitator
  • firebrand
  • fanatic
  • fomenter
  • hothead
  • incendiary
  • inciter
  • instigator
  • politician
  • rabble-rouser
  • radical
  • rebel
  • revolutionary
  • troublemaker
  • haranger
  • inflamer
  • soapbox orator
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How to use demagogue in a sentence

If either or both fail to recognize this then a combination of demagogues, political activists and regulators will rush in to fill the vacuum that capitalism and democracy have left behind.
THE PUBLIC TRUSTS BUSINESSES OVER GOVERNMENT TO SOLVE OUR PROBLEMS. BUT WE NEED BOTH TO TRYCOLIN MAYERFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
The same cannot be said of the countries ruled by his fellow demagogues who now feign democratic virtue on Twitter.
SAVE THE SARCASM FOR OTHER DEMOCRACIES. AMERICA IS FINEDEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYJANUARY 11, 2021TIME
Devolving nominations to party voters raised the risks of elevating a demagogue.
ARE WE ENTERING A NEW ERA OF POLITICAL VIOLENCE?SEAN ILLINGJANUARY 7, 2021VOX
Just because a demagogue leaves office doesn’t mean the political fractures he left in his wake will instantly heal.
WHAT TO CARRY INTO THE NEW YEARBRAD STULBERGJANUARY 7, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Essentially, they didn’t want a wild man like a demagogue to get elected.
SAN DIEGO’S ELECTORAL COLLEGE CREW GETS READY TO VOTERANDY DOTINGANOVEMBER 27, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
There are limitations to what government can accomplish; there are no limitations to what a demagogue can promise.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
It often happens that the people are too ready to follow the demagogue and to repudiate and ridicule the honest reformer.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
"If men in these days open their mouths to speak for their human rights it's a disturbance," retorted the demagogue.
THE LANDLOPERHOLMAN DAY
It must be ruled either by the weight and influence of the country gentlemen, or left to the mercy of the demagogue.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
To divert the attention of the crowd from a demagogue who shouted, 'Clericalism is the great enemy!'
THE SURPRISES OF LIFEGEORGES CLEMENCEAU
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