[ rab-uh l-rouz ]
/ ˈræb əlˌraʊz /
verb (used without object), rab·ble-roused, rab·ble-rousing.
to stir up the emotions or prejudices of the public; agitate.
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Origin of rabble-rouse
First recorded in 1955–60; back formation from rabble-rouser
Words nearby rabble-rouse
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He can rabble-rouse with the appearance of utmost propriety.Trump Endorsed Romney Because It Was Like Calling to Like|Lee Siegel|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST