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demagogue

noun
variants: also demagog

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a person who stirs up public feelings especially of discontent
  • that politician is just a demagogue who preys upon people's fears and prejudices

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“Demagogue.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/demagogue. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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