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Demagogic   /dˌɛməgˈɑdʒɪk/   Listen
Demagogic

adjective
1.
Characteristic of or resembling a demagogue.  Synonym: demagogical.






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"Demagogic" Quotes from Famous Books



... position to Washington, and kept them there till every year of experience added an efficiency which more than made up for their numerical inferiority. Meanwhile, our thinking men allowed, whether from timidity or contempt, certain demagogic fallacies to become axioms by dint of repetition, chief among which was the notion that a man was the better representative of the democratic principle who had contrived to push himself forward to popularity by whatever means, and who represented the average instead of the highest culture of the ...
— The Writings of James Russell Lowell in Prose and Poetry, Volume V - Political Essays • James Russell Lowell



Words linked to "Demagogic" :   demagogy, demagogue



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