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We start with symbolic logic; manipulating like so to get this.

Stella was manipulating her mother with a brisk yet tender touch.

His other hand was speeding through the movements of manipulating the astrocalculator.

He watched him kneeling by the fire, manipulating them deftly.

Care is necessary in manipulating it, so as to avoid chopping.

That is to say, the science of theology is the science of manipulating men.

Let me know who is manipulating a stock, and to h—l with dividends and earnings.

Talkers and men skilful in manipulating other men have been taken too seriously.

So, now that you are here, suppose I give you a lesson in manipulating your tackling.

Never before were you mistaken for the trick of a manipulating politician!

WORD ORIGIN

1827, "to handle skillfully by hand," a back-formation from manipulation. Of mental influence, from 1864. Financial sense is from 1870. In mid-20c., it served as a euphemism for "masturbation." Related: Manipulated; manipulating.

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