Example sentences for: demagogue

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Therapeutic laws become props for rhetoric that might be called demagoguery, except that it disgraces the memories of Joe McCarthy and Huey Long and the ambitions of Pat Buchanan to call Clinton a demagogue.


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