-ist

(Greek > Latin: a suffix; one who believes in; one who is engaged in; someone who does something)

cryptologists
A secrecy of cryptologists.
cultist (s) (noun), cultists 9PL0
A member of a cult.
cynologist
Someone who studies dogs and who is concerned with canine evolution, breed development and differentiation, canine behavior and training, and canine history.
cytologist
cytopathologists
A physician, usually skilled in anatomical pathology, who is especially trained and experienced in cytopathology or disease changes within individual cells or cell types.
dactylioglyphist
Someone who is a specialist in the art of engraving gems for finger rings.
dactyloscopist
Someone who specializes in the identification by comparison of fingerprints; and also, who deals with the classifications of fingerprints.
deletionist
Anyone who favors, or is involved with, the deletion of a given passage or work.
deltiologist (s) (noun), deltiologists (pl)
Someone who collects post cards. There is no connection to the "deltic muscle".
demonologist
Someone who writes about, or is versed in, demonology.
dendrochronologist
A specialist in dating by examining tree rings.
dendrologist
A specialist in the identification and classification of trees and shrubs.
denialist (s) (noun), denialists (pl)
1. Someone who disagrees with an assertion in a controversial political debate: Judy turned out to be a denialist in the local government when she opposed the statement made by the chairman to be unsatisfactory and incorrect concerning the kindergarten that was to be built.
2. Anyone who has increasingly come to maintain personal beliefs even in the face of solid scientific evidence: A denialist refers to a person who opposes a range of issues from childhood vaccines to genetically modified foods, maintaining that living in a totally natural and healthier way is better.
dentiloquist
Someone who speaks through clenched teeth.
dentist