Deceptionist

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Deceptionist

A slang term for an administrative assistant among whose primary responsibilities is to limit access to his/her boss. A deceptionist may be hired if the boss is extremely busy, or if he/she simply does not want unnecessary issues to bother him/her. Deceptionists enable their bosses to avoid people without creating enemies.
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(6) La intencion de enganar es un elemento tan central en las discusiones contemporaneas sobre la mentira que, en su instructiva reconstruccion del debate, Mahon (2016) divide el campo entre lo que el llama "deceptionists" y "non-deceptionists".
The great riggers were deceptionists - amateur magicians - slipping the pea out of the thimble with a flick of the fingers.