Another word for manipulate
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These verbs mean to influence, manage, use, or control to one's advantage by artful or indirect means: manipulated me into helping him; exploits natural resources; maneuvered me out of one job and into another.See Also Synonyms at handle.
Another word for manipulateverb
To use with or as if with the hands:handle, ply2, wield. See control, used
To handle in a way so as to mix, form, and shape:knead, work. See touch
To control to one's own advantage by artful or indirect means:exploit, maneuver, play. See control, straight