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  • as inincendiary
  • as ininflammatory

synonyms for rabble-rousing

  • inflammatory
  • provocative
  • subversive
  • treacherous
  • dangerous
  • demagogic
  • dissentious
  • malevolent
  • seditious
  • wicked
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antonyms for rabble-rousing

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How to use rabble-rousing in a sentence

A touch of the spurs sent Nejdi with a mighty bound into the midst of the rabble who held the road.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Soult's corps arrived without cannon or baggage, a mere armed rabble, and Ney's men jeered at the disorganised battalions.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
And that, perhaps, they will by and by succeed in rousing the "stubborn enthusiasm of the people" against themselves?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It may be, as Barbour says, that Bruce used the occasion to deliver to his men another rousing address.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Sir Matthew Fleet's visit seemed like a turning-point with the May family, rousing and giving them revived hopes.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
The man believes every word he says, and his power of rousing strong emotion has seldom been equalled.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
A charming poem on perfumes classifies them, rousing ideas, sensations, and memories.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
A rousing Hurrah resounded from thousands of throats as the Emperors train entered the station.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
And as to its effect upon the general aspect of life; is it rousing, cheering, inspiring, invigorating?
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Maltby and Butler chased John Burke and his rabble up and down the country, but could never come up with them.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
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WORDS RELATED TO RABBLE-ROUSING

  • dangerous
  • demagogic
  • dissentious
  • inflammatory
  • malevolent
  • provocative
  • rabble-rousing
  • seditious
  • subversive
  • treacherous
  • wicked
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.