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skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage

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"I wish to commend them and thank them for their help in convicting Witts, a manipulative man with an unhealthy sexual interest in young boys.
He asked Ms Crowzer whether Hollingsworth "could be manipulative to get what she wanted" - to which she replied "yes".
Manipulative Brettle did not want her to attend the funeral and wake, telling one of Samantha's neighbours: "She was in the pub - she could be talking to men."
After identifying cluster structures, we determine if the clusters are manipulative by labeling a handful of opinions from each cluster.
In 2011, Brantingham, et al, published a systematic review of 35 articles untl 2010 that found a level of B or fair evidence of manual and manipulative therapy for common shoulder pain and disorders.
'In this exploratory study, we found high rates of mobile advertising through manipulative and disruptive methods,' the study read.
Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) is an underutilized noninvasive treatment method for patients with asthma.
The role of manipulative materials in mathematics can be a contentious one.
A "VERY dangerous, coercive and manipulative" Army sergeant has been found guilty of attempting to murder his wife by tampering with her parachute and sabotaging a gas valve at their home.
A MURDER detective told how "manipulative" killer Jason Cooper continues to show no remorse for the brutal attack on Laura Stuart.
Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned fake news as satanic, saying journalists and social media users should shun and unmask manipulative "snake tactics" that foment division to serve political and economic interests, Reuters reported.
She is fascinated with killing and death, exhibits no empathy, and is extremely manipulative. She constantly lies and has killed a friend's pet and other animals.
A "MANIPULATIVE sexual predator" deserves every day of his "severe" 22-year jail term, top judges have ruled.
She told the jury: "She is a highly manipulative, dishonest, dangerous young woman."