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  • demagoguery — n. 1. impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace. Syn: demagogy, demagogism. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • demagoguery — 1855; see DEMAGOGUE (Cf. demagogue) + ERY (Cf. ery). Demagogy in the same sense is from 1650s, from Gk. demagogia leadership of the people …   Etymology dictionary

  • demagoguery — demagogue ► NOUN 1) a political leader who appeals to popular desires and prejudices. 2) (in ancient Greece and Rome) an orator who supported the cause of the common people. DERIVATIVES demagogic adjective demagoguery noun demagogy noun. ORIGIN… …   English terms dictionary

  • demagoguery — noun see demagogue I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • demagoguery — /dem euh gog euh ree, gaw geuh /, n. the methods or practices of a demagogue. [1850 55, Amer.; DEMAGOGUE + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • demagoguery — noun a) The actions of a demagogue b) Rhetoric that appeals to the prejudices of the people …   Wiktionary

  • demagoguery — Synonyms and related words: debating, declamation, demagogism, elocution, eloquence, forensics, homiletics, lecturing, oratory, platform oratory, public speaking, pyrotechnics, rabble rousing, rhetoric, speaking, speechcraft, speechification,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • demagoguery — n. methods of a demagogue, manipulation of public emotions to gain power or popularity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • demagoguery — n 1. demagogism, rabble rousing; agitation, fomentation, incitation, exhortation, instigation, provocation, trouble making. 2. fanaticism, dogmatism, bigotry, jingoism, chauvinism; red scare, McCarthyism …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • demagoguery — dem·a·gogu·ery …   English syllables

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