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noun ma·nip·u·la·tion \mə-ˌnip-yə-ˈlā-shən\

Definition of MANIPULATION

:  the act, process, or an instance of manipulating especially a body part by manual examination and treatment; especially :  adjustment of faulty structural relationships by manual means (as in the reduction of fractures or dislocations or the breaking down of adhesions)
:  the condition of being manipulated <vulnerability to psychological manipulation—M. W. Straight>
March 28, 2015
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