ochlagogue

ochlagogue
noun /ˈɒkləɡɒɡ/
A manipulator of a mob who holds sway by use of inflammatory rhetoric, casting opprobrium, and by appeal to the lowest common denominator generally; an extreme and wholly unscrupulous demagogue; one who practises ochlagogy.

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  • ochlagogy — noun /ˈɒkləɡɒɡi/ Manipulation of a mob by use of inflammatory rhetoric, casting opprobrium, and by appeal to the lowest common denominator generally; extreme and wholly unscrupulous demagogy; the …   Wiktionary

  • ochlocrat — noun /ˈɒkləkɹæt/ An adherent of the principle of ochlocracy; a advocate of mob rule. But Lysias was an unabashed ‘ ochlocrat.’ He was at this time poor, and his citizenship was shown to be illegal almost as soon as it was granted. See Also: crat …   Wiktionary

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