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verb as in maneuver, handle physically

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Hamas is a vile organization that manipulates and harms the Palestinian people instead of helping them.

While a show like The Bachelor manipulates your emotions, at least you feel something.

Rowley deftly manipulates images and sounds to get us in the proper mood.

He manipulates small buttons on the frame of his bike with his knees to shift.

First, the Chavez regime systematically controls and manipulates the mass media, especially television.

Then, with everyone in the carriage following his movements, he again throws the cards down and manipulates them as before.

He is an artist of the revolution, a great master, who skillfully manipulates revolutionary thoughts.

A Christian Scientist never gives medicine, never recommends hygiene, never manipulates.

He shakes, he shovels, he opens drafts and manipulates dampers.

The owl is made to turn by a mechanism similar to that which manipulates the temple doors.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to manipulates, such as: employ, shape, wield, use, work, and form.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.