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  Words related to manipulate

Related / Similar Words: keep in line, control, rig, pull strings, pull wires, fudge, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent

 

Definition:
  • treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed;
  • hold something in one''s hands and move it;
  • control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one''s advantage; "She manipulates her boss"; "She is a very controlling mother and doesn''t let her children grow up"; "The teacher knew how to keep the class in line"; "she keeps in line";
  • manipulate in a fraudulent manner; "rig prices";
  • influence or control shrewdly or deviously; "He manipulated public opinion in his favor";
  • fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data";

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    See Also: fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent

     

    Hyponyms: lay hands on, mouse, twiddle, fiddle with, wield, handle, operate, control, massage, rub down, knead, work, shuffle, ruffle, mix, tamper, fiddle, monkey, toy, diddle, play, tease, ingratiate, juggle

     

    Derivational Morphology: handling, manipulation, manipulator, restrainer, controller, control, use, swindle, cheat, rig, misrepresentation, deceit, deception, wangle, wangling, finagler, wangler, falsification, misrepresentaation, falsehood, falsity, falseness, falsifier, fake, sham, postiche, imposter, impostor, pretender, faker, fraud, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player, fakery

     

     
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