[dem-uh-goh-jee, -gaw-jee, -goj-ee]
- Chiefly British. demagoguery.
- the character of a demagogue.
- a body of demagogues.
Origin of demagogy
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Examples from the Web for demagogy
Clear away all the demagogy and scare tactics, and Obamacare is, at its core, Romneycare across state lines.A Conservative Defense of Obamacare... from an AEI Scholar
September 30, 2012
"The country became very susceptibly to demagogy," Brzezinski said.An Evening of Bush Bashing with Scowcroft and Brzezinski
October 20, 2008
Why should it not take Belgium, and destroy there a nest of demagogy?Two Chancellors
That peculiar blend of divine right and demagogy is gone for ever.The New Germany
Thanks to him the wave of demagogy halts at the temple door and evil fails to triumph in the District.The Torrent
Vicente Blasco Ibaez
My conflict with a moribund group of old adherents of serfdom; their accusation of demagogy.The Russian Turmoil
Anton Ivanovich Denikin
Demagogism, Demagoguism (dem′a-gog-ism); Dem′agoguery, Demagogy (-goj′).
- rule by a demagogue or by demagogues
- a group of demagogues
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