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manipulate

verb

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1 to control or take advantage of by artful, unfair, or insidious means
  • The con man would slyly manipulate the emotions of his marks in order to win their sympathy and trust.
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2 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently
  • a scientist effortlessly manipulating a slew of statistics while testifying before Congress
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come to grips with, have a grip on

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3 to plan out usually with subtle skill or care
  • manipulated the schedule of presidential primaries so that the choice of the party elders would win the nomination
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