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dem·a·gog·y(dĕm′ə-gŏj′ē, -gô′jē, -gŏg′ē, -gō′jē)
The character or practices of a demagogue; demagoguery.
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n, pl -gogies
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) demagoguery
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) rule by a demagogue or by demagogues
3. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a group of demagogues
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dem•a•gogu•er•y(ˈdɛm əˌgɒg ə ri, -ˌgɔ gə-)
the methods or practices of a demagogue.
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See also related terms for rhetoric.
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demagogism, demagoguism, demagogy
the art and practice of gaining power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people. Also demagoguery.See also: Politics
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|Noun||1.||demagogy - impassioned appeals to the prejudices and emotions of the populace|
appeal, entreaty, prayer - earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm"
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demagogy[ˈdeməgɒgɪ] N → demagogia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
demagogy[ˈdɛməgɒdʒi] demagoguery [ˌdɛməˈgɒgəri] n → démagogie f
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