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demagogic resembling, pertaining to, or characteristic of a demagogue.
demagogue a leader, esp. a speaker or politician, who attempts to persuade and to gain a following by appealing to the emotions and prejudices of the public, rather than by rational argument. [2 definitions]
demagoguery the practices or techniques characteristic of or associated with demagogues.
demand to request forcefully. [9 definitions]
demandable combined form of demand.
demand deposit a bank deposit that can be withdrawn with no advance notice.
demanding requiring or demanding a great deal. [2 definitions]
demand-pull of or denoting a type of increase in prices that is caused by increased demand for a limited supply of goods or services. (Cf. cost-push.)
demarcate to determine or mark the boundaries of; delimit. [2 definitions]
demarcation the determination or marking of boundaries or limits. [2 definitions]
démarche a move, countermove, tactic, or maneuver, esp. in diplomacy.
demean1 to lower in esteem, stature, or dignity; degrade.
demean2 to behave or conduct (oneself) in a certain way.
demeanor the way in which one conducts oneself; deportment. [2 definitions]
demented mentally disturbed; mad; insane. [2 definitions]
dementia mental illness; madness; insanity. [2 definitions]
dementia praecox see "schizophrenia."
demerara (often cap.) a raw light brown sugar of Guyana.
demerit a mark made on a person's record because of some fault, misconduct, offense, or failure, often leading to punishment or a loss of privileges. [2 definitions]
demesne land that is owned; estate. [5 definitions]
Demeter in Greek mythology, the goddess of agriculture, marriage, and fertility; Ceres.