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Synonyms for demagogical

characteristic of or resembling a demagogue


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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell put it most demagogically when he claimed the Bush Administration was trying to redefine Geneva and would lead others to ''doubt the moral basis of our fight against terrorism'' and ''put our own troops at risk.
There is a considerable gap between the stated goals of these organizations, which are theoretically and demagogically supported by their founder states, and what they actually can do.
Moreover, certain demagogically anti-American books cited earlier do substantiate his accusations.
A concept's shallowness as an analytical device may allow it to be more formidable as a rhetorical or ideological one, for while seeming scholarly, it is elastic enough to mean anything that is demagogically useful.
Johnson (1998, 36) writes: "Thus Hitler and the Nazis were enabled in no small measure to seize power by demagogically exploiting popular--and populist--outrage at the banking system, the Depression, and capitalism in general.
The numbers in our examples ar e arbitrary, but in contrast with those of Behe, they are more relevant to the real world of biology and, even more importantly, they are not demagogically misinterpreted.
It is hypocritical to talk about making the United Nations more democratic while in the democracies themselves citizens are undemocratically and demagogically deceived about and provoked against it by their very own leaders and media.
The fault lines between civilizations will be the battle lines of the future" - demagogically suggesting a benevolent, superior West confronting a belligerent, hostile, inferior Muslim world.
To be sure, the theoretical equality or closeness of leader and follower can be used demagogically to make slaves of the followers.