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Origin of populace
Examples from the Web for populace
He proposed among other things that police departments must better reflect the ethnic makeup of the populace.
He studied our use of language and the way that words are manipulated to manipulate the populace.
In order for the populace to lead balanced and productive lives, manipulative forces must provide scripted risk.
The Muslim populace who love and support you will never find palatable...the scenes of slaughtering the hostages.From ISIS Videos to JLaw Nudes, When Is Looking Abetting Evil?|Michael Daly|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor do members of Congress with close NRA ties who scare the populace and encourage sedition face any consequences.Preparing for War in Indianapolis: Inside the NRA Plot to Terrify America|Cliff Schecter|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The latter is very common among the 321 populace, and sometimes among the clergy.
Such is the nature of the populace; they are either cringing slaves or haughty tyrants.The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six|Titus Livius
Besides, how am I to appease the populace, if I do not find them some victims?Darkness and Dawn|Frederic W. Farrar
An arch is built across the street at the spot where they say he was shown to the populace.The Lands of the Saracen|Bayard Taylor
Jasper was revived; and the fainting Cristobal was borne through the streets in the arms of the populace.Fairy Book|Sophie May
noun (sometimes functioning as plural)
Word Origin for populace
1570s, from Middle French populace (16c.), from Italian popolaccio "riffraff, rabble," from popolo "people" (from Latin populus "people;" see people (n.)) + pejorative suffix -accio.