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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of manipulate.


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  • Still, just as easily as John McCain manipulates the press with his "friends with benefits" shtick, he can be manipulated by stroking said ego to be another vote.

    Barack and John, Not Like Old Times - Swampland -

  • What is really disconcerting is when any level of the law enforcement chain manipulates facts and evidence to meet their criteria for trial or a conviction.

    Sound Politics: Case Against Nifong Mounts

  • Once again, Seth Godin manipulates numbers to suit his storytelling hypothesis this time in reference to a blind test of search engines.

    Can more than 50% be wrong?

  • Motivated strictly by self-interest, Honain manipulates Alroy, during the period of Jewish ascendancy, into replacing Jabaster with him as chief advisor.

    Spector - Criticism - Critical Contexts

  • What makes this such an impressive debut novel is the quality of the two distinct voices that Emma Darwin manipulates.

    The Mathematics of Love « Tales from the Reading Room

  • I am a feminist interested in hip hop scholarship (again, how perfect!), particularly the culture's music, i.e. rap music, and the ways in which this musical genre's use of the spoken word manipulates the voice to convey as well as elicit certain emotions and behavioral responses.

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  • Under U.S. trade law, a finding that a country "manipulates" its currency requires the U.S. to consult with that country to convince it to change it policies.

    Geithner Takes Middle Ground on China

  • The efforts have been crescendoing as the U.S. government is due, by April 15, to decide whether China "manipulates" its currency.

    Zoellick: Chance for Yuan

  • Treasury Secretary-designate Tim Geithner's charge that China "manipulates" its currency proves only one thing.

    Geithner Is Exactly Wrong on China Trade

  • BEIJING -- A Chinese ministry Saturday strongly denied Obama administration claims that China "manipulates" its currency, as the first contact between the new administration and China takes a markedly sour tone.

    Chinese Ministry Denies Geithner's Currency Claims


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