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ad captandum vulgus

[ahd kahp-tahn-doo m woo l-goo s; English ad kap-tan-duh m vuhl-guh s]
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Latin.
  1. in order to please the mob.
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Origin of ad captandum vulgus

literally, for courting the crowd
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