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Word of the Day – Nov. 4 – Demagogue

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day
Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun:Demegogue  (DEM-uh-gahg)

Definition: A leader who makes use of popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power.

Sample sentence:  In the last election, the state’s voters outed their incumbent governor for a demagogue who persuasively capitalized on fears of another recession.

 

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