scaremonger


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one who needlessly alarms others

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a person who spreads frightening rumors and stirs up trouble

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Hyperbolic sales pitches, hard sell, scaremonger marketing and tactical rhetoric aside, the training he prescribes is claimed to be potentially life-saving, but is more likely to get someone hurt should they attempt to implement it upon a real adversary.
But Brady has hit back, saying: "Harry Redknapp was told to do his best to scaremonger.
Some of us are even tempted at this moment to say that it is even a lesser evil if the SPLM scaremonger tacticians opt for rigging elections with more ghost names than denying the people to vote in their very constituencies where they have been registered.
ACF's climate crew has been taking the case for a strong scheme to politicians and the media in a tough fight with big polluting industries that continue to scaremonger in an attempt to further weaken the scheme.
I reject the label of being a scaremonger as I have much to thank the medical profession for, but I can't accept every bit of advice they give as gospel or unquestionable.
I do not want to scaremonger but our real concern is that the harvest is going to be left in the field which will mean there will be less British produce in the supermarket.
We will not scaremonger at the cost of vulnerable and minority groups.
We know big business and government advisors will scaremonger on this, saying firms will leave, lay off workers or hike prices.
Bush, embodies the vital function of the scaremonger, touted by Democrats as the monster in the wings, requiring unity, the return of all straying Third Party folk to the Democratic fold.
Javert is a man who would be comfortable with the Personal Responsibility Act restricting welfare, who would see no crime in our retreat from the social ties or obligations that hold us to the poor, the mushrooming growth of private police forces, or the scaremonger marketing of all sorts of security systems aimed at transforming our homes and public spaces into impregnable fortresses.
In one of his harshest attacks on President Clinton to date, Republican challenger Bob Dole on Thursday castigated the Democratic incumbent as a scaremonger bereft of ideas, and he warned voters that a second Clinton term would result in higher taxes and more government regulation.
Their critically acclaimed film, "The Blair Witch Project," is a harrowing firsthand account of three documentary filmmakers who venture into the Black Hills of Maryland in search of the truth about the local scaremonger, the mythic Blair Witch.
AN independent review of terror laws has exposed Home Secretary Theresa May as a scaremonger.
Scottish Labour health spokesman Neil Findlay said: "The SNP scaremonger about the privatisation of the NHS in the event of a No vote while all the time they are handing out contracts to the private sector.
I'm not making this speech because I want to moralise or scaremonger, but because I feel profoundly as a politician, and as a father, that the time for action has come.