rabble-rousing

[rab-uhl-rou-zing]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a rabble-rouser.
noun
2.
an instance or the practice of stirring up the passions or prejudices of the public.

Origin:
1795–1805

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rabble-rouse

[rab-uhl-rouz]
verb (used without object), rabble-roused, rabble-rousing.
to stir up the emotions or prejudices of the public; agitate.

Origin:
1955–60; back formation from rabble-rouser

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rabble-rouser
 
n
a person who manipulates the passions of the mob; demagogue
 
'rabble-rousing
 
adj, —n

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Example sentences
His soothing tones, however, can't disguise a relish for the fray: beneath the
  silver-fox exterior beats a rabble-rousing heart.
Propped up by rabble-rousing music, a political tract tends to sound bombastic.
But her bid to control prices, her rabble-rousing instincts and her scheming
  were all alarming.
Presumably he deliberately avoided his famous rabble-rousing campaign style to
  appear calm, businesslike, and in full control.
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