Example sentences for: demagogue

How can you use “demagogue” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • An embattled Clinton is prone not just to play the demagogue on Medicare but also to promote dubious IRS reforms and climb aboard a new Communications Decency Act.

  • A frightening demagogue, Roberts whips crowds into a nationalistic frenzy with anti-'60s protest songs like "Drugs Stink " (PC, Mac).

  • Don Quixote is listed in the Appendix, but I could not find him in the dictionary, nor could I find quixotic, Queen of Sheba, Jeeves, Venus, Einstein (for `genius'), Hitler (for `demagogue, tryant'), Attila the Hun (for `barbarian'), Robinson Crusoe (for `castaway; lonely person')—but man Friday is in— Horatio Alger, Narcissus , etc.

  • The genuine demagogue assails minorities and labels his foes Communists.

  • Magazine as a prestige Sunday magazine on the scale of the New York Times Magazine . But the Magazine never got to compete with the Magazine : It was bushwhacked by a black talk-radio demagogue who unfairly labeled the debut issue racist and targeted the paper with demonstrations and a boycott.


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