Word of the Day: demagogue

Pronunciation: [dem-uh-gog]

Definition(s): a person, especially an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.

Part of Speech: noun

Sentence:  In African American history, Malcolm X was one of the most notable demagogues.

Synonyms: instigator, rabble-rouser, revolutionary

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