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Portray as wicked and threatening.‘he was demonized by the right-wing press’
- ‘He is a long time anti-nuclear activist who will seek any opportunity to demonize anything connected with radiation.’
- ‘In every war, both sides demonise their enemy to depersonalise them and make it easier for their soldiers to pull the trigger.’
- ‘If we persist in demonising young people - portraying them as trouble-makers who need to be kept off our streets - we shouldn't be surprised if some of them, at least, turn out to be demons.’
- ‘Likewise, the movie seeks neither to glorify nor to demonize slavery.’
- ‘All of these threaten the vital demonising propaganda that makes violence possible.’
- ‘Each side will demonise the other for support of their cause.’
- ‘By carefully delineating each character, Lee avoids demonising either side - their actions always understandable, if not forgivable.’
- ‘The media, police and state government are seeking to intimidate and demonise them, depict them as violent troublemakers and force them out of the city.’
- ‘The same anger can be seen in the protest/counter-protest conflicts that happen on street corners across the nation, where each side, to a degree, demonizes the other.’
- ‘But dialogue is not about one side demonizing the other.’
- ‘Wartime propaganda commonly has the same effect, demonizing the other side, even when both sides expect the war to end with a negotiated peace.’
- ‘And of course you expect the other side to try to demonize him.’
- ‘That was before the rise of shout TV and the hardening of partisanship and the growing attempts by each side to demonize the other.’
- ‘To demonise the ‘other side’ in a conflict only leaves the path open for the same problems to happen again, and again, and again.’
- ‘They then demonise the other side so that there is no compromise solution or anything good about them at all.’
- ‘As such, one side may try to demonize the other by using cognitive stereotypes and simplifications while making their own side appear just.’
- ‘Otherwise, we are doing just what we accuse the ‘other’ side of doing: demonizing the ‘enemy.’’
- ‘We have to recognize that the other side will demonize us no matter what we actually do so there is no margin in trying to tailor our image.’
- ‘It's very easy, of course, to demonize the other side.’
- ‘I'm not saying the characters aren't trite, I'm just saying the film goes out of its way to portray the whalers as uninformed rather than demonizing them.’
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