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rabble-rouser

noun [C] uk   /ˈræb.l̩ˌraʊ.zər/ us    /-zɚ/
a person who makes speeches that make people excited or angry, especially in a way that causes them to act as the person wants them to: Johnson was unpopular with the management because he was a well-known rabble-rouser.Taking action against people in power
rabble-rousing
adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈræb.l̩ˌraʊ.zɪŋ/ us  
a rabble-rousing speechTaking action against people in power
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