m@ nIp y@ leIt
definition 1: to handle or operate skillfully with the hands.
example: He manipulated the clay to form a tiny sculpture.
example: Do you know how to manipulate the controls?
definition 2: to manage, influence, or use skillfully to achieve a desired end.
example: The parents manipulated their son into marrying this woman so that they could establish ties with her wealthy family.
definition 3: to tamper with or adjust to one’s own advantage, esp. by devious means.
example: He manipulated the figures in his report to make it appear more impressive.
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