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demagogue  rabble-rouser  demagog  demagogy
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A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices WordNet 3.0
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A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
A demagogue or rabble-rouser is a political leader in a democracy who gains popularity by arousing the common people against elites, especially through oratory that whips up the passions of crowds, appealing to emotion by scapegoating out-groups, exaggerating dangers to stoke fears, lying for emotional effect, or other rhetoric that tends to drown out reasoned deliberation and encourage fanatical popularity. Wikipedia
Type of political behaviour, pandering to audience's fears and emotions Wikidata
Political orator who panders to the audience's fears and emotions Wikidata
A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular passions and prejudices. OmegaWiki
A political orator or leader who gains favor by pandering to or exciting the passions and prejudices of the audience rather than by using rational argument. Wiktionary
(pejorative) a political orator or leader who gains favor by pandering to or exciting the passions and prejudices of the audience rather than by using rational argument. Wiktionary (translation)
A person who tries to stir up masses of people for political action by appealing to their emotions rather than their reason. A demagogue. Wiktionary