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English noun: manipulation

1. manipulation (act) exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage


SamplesHis manipulation of his friends was scandalous.


Synonymsuse


Broader (hypernym)influence


Narrower (hyponym)mind game

2. manipulation (act) the action of touching with the hands (or the skillful use of the hands) or by the use of mechanical means


Synonymshandling


Broader (hypernym)touch, touching


Narrower (hyponym)fielding









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