The process of actively defusing an unpleasant situation by blaming an individual (or specific group of individuals) for the hardship in a manner that others can't seem to resist following along with.
"Hitler certainly did emitigate the socioeconomic effects of World War 1 in Germany. Unfortunately, the Jews were less than successful at this game."
by supertoast May 18, 2013
Can you define these popular missing words?