Thesaurus / manipulates


He manipulates it, presses it as a child presses its nurse's breast, to draw from its brown bosom the milk of fertility.

The party does072 but tyrannize over the city it has conquered, and manipulates the ancient constitution for its own advantage.

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

His repute is dependent wholly upon the skill with which he manipulates a card index and pigeon-holes.

Idling in ItalyJoseph Collins

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

PsychologyRobert S. Woodworth

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

Napoleon talks the purest Balzac when he describes the English, and Mr. Shaw manipulates the wires industriously.

IconoclastsJames Huneker

He manipulates the counting-board, covers sheets of paper with rows of figures, arms himself to convict Arina Petrovna.

A Family of NoblemenMikhal Saltykov

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

I only wish you could take a squint through here, and watch how he manipulates the levers, in spite of that stiff arm of his.

The Aeroplane Boys FlightJohn Luther Langworthy

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