diversionist

diversionist

[dih-vur-zhuh-nist, -shuh-, dahy-]
noun
1.
a person engaged in activities that divert attention from a primary focus.
2.
a person who deviates politically.

Origin:
1935–40; diversion + -ist

diversionism, noun
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diversionist

noun
someone who commits sabotage or deliberately causes wrecks [syn: saboteur
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