manipulate :

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muh nip yuh layt

  • v  influence or control shrewdly or deviously
    He manipulated public opinion in his favor
  • v  hold something in one's hands and move it
  • v  tamper, with the purpose of deception
  • v  manipulate in a fraudulent manner
  • v  control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage
    She manipulates her boss
  • v  treat manually, as with massage, for therapeutic purposed

  • But he also knew how to manipulate the internal system and created a secret Barings account whose losses the bank automatically covered.
  • Once in EMU, members will no longer be able to manipulate interest or exchange rates to stimulate growth and create jobs.
  • At the end, though, his appeals were exhausted and his attempts to manipulate the system became tiresome.
News & Articles

  • Singapore raps 20 banks for trying to rig rates
    Singapore has rapped 20 banks for allowing 133 traders to attempt to manipulate interest rates and foreign exchange benchmarks during a four-year period.
    June 14, 2013 - CNN Money
  • Singapore punishes 20 banks
    Singapore has rapped 20 banks for trying to manipulate financial market benchmarks.
    June 14, 2013 - CNN Money
  • Federal audit on EPISD: Cheating at Bowie, Coronado
    El Paso Independent School District's efforts to manipulate federal accountability measures stretched beyond Bowie High to Coronado High in a more affluent part of the district, according to a federal audit report released Friday that calls for a civil rights investigation. ›› Read EPISD federal audit report
    June 14, 2013 - El Paso Times

  • Harry Reid in Forbes
    Libby's conviction was the one faint glimmer of accountability for White House efforts to manipulate intelligence and silence critics of the Iraq war,said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. "Now, even that small bit of justice has been...
  • John Ensign in BusinessWeek
    In Las Vegas most people know that the odds are stacked against them,Ensign said. "On Wall Street they manipulate the odds while you're playing the game."
  • Dana Perino in 940 News
    This president would not use the (Strategic Petroleum Reserve) to manipulate (prices) unless there was a true emergency,said White House press secretary Dana Perino.

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