fearmonger

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fearmonger

(ˈfɪəˌmʌŋɡə)
n
a person who spreads fear
ˈfearˌmongering n
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It's time for all advocates of the soon-to-be-born assembly -- from the pro-referendum party leaders to the heads of government in Dublin, London and Washington -- to counter this fearmongering with a consciousness-raising campaign in which South Africa, El Salvador and others are held up as examples of the uncomfortable and difficult but critical business of creating a democratic and representative police service, and of moving imprisoned political leaders out of jail and into the process.
Fearmongering rules because it's virtually impossible to prove a negative.
The notion that white people will take over Liberia once they become citizens and property/land owners is based on lies and fearmongering.
In his opening remarks at the recent 54 th Munich Security Conference, the conference chairman Wolfgang Ischinger asked, almost begged the line-up of senior politicians, diplomats and generals to present solutions, not to embark on blame games or fearmongering.
In Kenya's 2017 election, this was unfortunately largely exploited, whereby politicians were quick to set up the contest on the basis of non-issues such as trumped ethnic biases and fearmongering.
Educate smokers about vaping and heated-tobacco products instead of resorting to fearmongering,' he said.
We must speak out against discrimination and intolerance, and counter those who seek to win votes through fearmongering and divisiveness.
Fearmongering covers of Time, Newsweek and other publications form the opening salvo of 'Millennium: Lower Manhattan in the 1990s', a portal to those days of decline and revival now on view at the plucky Skyscraper Museum in Battery Park City.
Already, fearmongering of Pakistan has begun, with Tillerson stating that he will add Pakistani Muslims to the Special Watch List, and US politicians like Rand Paul have cashed in the hate, drafting bills for further cuts.
In the era of Brexit and Donald Trump - a time when we've seen an increase in racially motivated crimes, hateful rhetoric and fearmongering - Prince Harry's union with Meghan is not only a bold antidote, it's astonishingly political.
The plaintiffsE fearmongering and persistent refusal to respect the core gender of these students cannot change the simple fact that there is no legal justification for requiring District 211 to separate and stigmatize transgender students because of who they are.
Public rhetoric is charged with fearmongering, warning against civil wars, militias roaming free, shaky geography, and failing economies.