verb (used without object), rab·ble-roused, rab·ble-rousing.
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Example sentences from the Web for rabble-rouse
At last, a cause that could rouse it to action: defending the honor of campaign contributors.How Obama Can Use Executive Actions to Improve Our Democracy|Michael Waldman|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They startle viewers, rouse viewers, occasionally put off and occasionally turn on viewers.
All the excitement of her rabble rousing had been suitably extinguished, along with our enthusiasm for this show.‘Downton Abbey’ Finale Review: The Depressing Demise of a Once-Great Show|Kevin Fallon|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said he had lunch with Pete Rouse, a longtime aide who came with him from the Senate.Obama Counters an Agitated Press Corps With Optimism|Eleanor Clift|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
By listening in on their conversation, we get to know the narrator, Asa Baker-Rouse, and the filmmaker, Bianca Giaever.
A touch of the spurs sent Nejdi with a mighty bound into the midst of the rabble who held the road.
Let us go up to Juda, and rouse it up, and draw it away to us, and make the son of Tabeel king in the midst thereof.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Mr. Mayne thought they should rouse the household at the first reputable looking dwelling they found.
Soult's corps arrived without cannon or baggage, a mere armed rabble, and Ney's men jeered at the disorganised battalions.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
They sent agents into the most degraded quarters of the city to rouse and direct the mob.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott