1 Even in the field of robotics, nothing has been built which even remotely equals the manipulative capacity of the hand.
2 He was, of course, both humane and probably even saintly, but like another giant of history, he was also a shrewd and smoothly manipulative politician with a keen strategic grasp of pragmatic possibilities.
3 Using binary notation is in fact just manipulating ones and noughts.
4 He was a past-master at manipulating the media for his own ends.
5 Last night, Mark Carney, the Bank of England's Governor, described the behaviour of the traders as “highly reprehensible and clearly unlawful” – particularly as Lloyds had been among the biggest beneficiaries of the Bank of England scheme they were manipulating.
6 People think that the investigation was independent, but in fact a lot of political manipulation went on.
7 Her press conference was a masterpiece of media manipulation.
8 Any misdirected effort at manipulation or pressure may result in irreparable injury to the parts.
9 The computer can manipulate massive amounts of data.
10 The way he can manipulate my leg has helped my arthritis so much.
11 As a politician, he knows how to manipulate public opinion.
12 The thought that any parent would manipulate their child into seeking fame just appalled me.
13 Primitive man quickly learned how to manipulate tools.
14 Meanwhile, greed and vanity, using lies and fear, will once again manipulate ignorance and resentment.
15 This requires an ability to manipulate perspective that would challenge most college students of geometry.