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manipulation

manipulation as in exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage
  • "his manipulation of his friends was scandalous"

Synonyms

  • usethe act of using; what something is used for; a particular service; (economics) the utilization of economic goods to satisfy needs or in manufacturing; (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage; (law) the exercise of the legal right to enjoy the benefits of owning property; put into service; take or consume (regularly or habitually); use up, consume fully; seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage; avail oneself to; habitually do something or be in a certan state or place (use only in the past tense)
manipulation as in the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means

    Synonyms

    • handlingmanual (or mechanical) carrying or moving or delivering or working with something ; the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means ; the management of someone or something