Today’s Best Word Ever is diaskeuast: editor, one who revises.
A “revisionary” noun, from Greek diaskeuastēs, from diaskeuazein, “to make ready, revise, edit.”
A superlative diaskeuast is a dichotomy of detachment and devotion:
impervious to deadline pressures but passionate—punctilious—about producing
vivid, concise, and accurate prose down to the smallest publishing detail.