Definition: The action of deliberately arousing public fear or alarm about a particular issue
Sentence example: ISIS and other terrorist groups have been using the method of fearmongering to achieve their aim of creating fear among citizens.
The Power Memory Strategy:
- Link to -monger, i.e. a person who promotes a specified activity, situation, or feeling, especially one that is undesirable or discreditable ⇒ in this context, the commodity is fear