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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an artfully controlling manner.

Usage examples (30)
  • The manipulatively-edited trailer can be found here.
  • "All the usual elements, somewhat manipulatively reconfigured."
  • I could have got the same point across without being so .... manipulatively angry, I guess.
  • Black or biracial pundits were allowed to say that Obama used his race manipulatively, and a few did. for more
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