Antonyms for manipulates

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He knows much of the South, and manipulates a fiddle with wonderful skill.

If there is an election to be jobbed, it is S. Behrman who manipulates it.

The way he manipulates the cake-slice shows a fabulous proficiency.

The machine is to the engineer who manipulates it what a man's brain is to the man himself.

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

Ascertaining how the facts stand, he takes a hand and manipulates them.

Curious, a man's affection for the object that he manipulates.

The silent argument used in his own behalf, as he manipulates the head, the malpractitioner would blush to make audibly.

Knots in the rope enable the sailor who manipulates the lead to note at a glance the depth to which it sinks.

Of the fishing-rod and line, and of the person who manipulates them, the trout must be kept wholly unconscious.