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manipulation

noun

1 manipulation

Exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage:
— His manipulation of his friends was scandalous.

synonym: use.

Roget 379: touch; tact, taction, tactility; feeling; palpation, palpability; contrectation; manipulation; massage.    [Organ of touch] hand, finger, forefinger, ... show more

Roget 692: conduct [actions of an individual agent]; behavior; deportment, comportment; carriage, maintien, demeanor, guise, bearing, manner, observance.    dealing, ... show more

Dutch: bewerking, manipulatie
Polish: manipulacja



2 manipulation

The action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means.

synonym: handling.

Dutch: gebruik


Moby thesaurus: accounting, action, agency, anal intercourse, analysis, artifice, authority, autoeroticism, automatic electronic navigation, bear raid, behind-the-scenes influence, bestiality, braking, buggery, bull raid, cabal, caressing, collusion, command, complicity ... show more.

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