[ rab-uhl-rouz ]
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verb (used without object),rab·ble-roused, rab·ble-rousing.
  1. to stir up the emotions or prejudices of the public; agitate.

Origin of rabble-rouse

First recorded in 1955–60; back formation from rabble-rouser

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