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Synonyms for manipulation

exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage


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the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means


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Wall Street--so named from a street in ancient New York, where was situated the stock exchange, and where the irrational organization of society permitted underhanded manipulation of all the industries of the country.
In fact," continued Barbicane, "cast iron costs ten times less than bronze; it is easy to cast, it runs readily from the moulds of sand, it is easy of manipulation, it is at once economical of money and of time.
I am strengthened in this conviction by a remarkable statement repeatedly made by Gartner, namely, that if even the less fertile hybrids be artificially fertilised with hybrid pollen of the same kind, their fertility, notwithstanding the frequent ill effects of manipulation, sometimes decidedly increases, and goes on increasing.
I know that the sunlight can be made to lie too, yet one felt that no manipulation of light and pose could have conveyed the delicate shade of truthfulness upon those features.
Practice has made me remarkably skilful in its manipulation.
There is a forceps for turning keys from the wrong side of the door, but the implement is not so easy of manipulation as it might be.
Yes, ma'am," said Topsy, as before;--but we will add, what Miss Ophelia did not see, that, during the time when the good lady's back was turned in the zeal of her manipulations, the young disciple had contrived to snatch a pair of gloves and a ribbon, which she had adroitly slipped into her sleeves, and stood with her hands dutifully folded, as before.
The doctor's manipulations brought out neither grimaces nor moans.
Hale of certain machinations of commercial enemies and secret manipulations of stock.
5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- HedgeChatter, a global leader in social media analysis for the stock market, releases its market manipulation service allowing investors and traders to uncover stocks being highly subjected by outside fraudulent intent.
The banks, along with banks in the US, were accused of forex manipulation, which turned out to be unfavourable to MNCs, pension funds and hedge funds.
Especially the manipulation of over 400,000 fictive voters still listed in the electoral list.
The main obstacle to a wide-spread adoption of advanced manipulation systems in industry is their complexity, fragility, and difficulty of use.
We describe a patient who developed posterior circulation symptoms following chiropractic manipulation of her neck.
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority has confirmed it is probing the foreign currency markets amid reports that a number of regulators are investigating allegations of market manipulation by some of the world's biggest banks.