Examples from the Web for manipulation
I asked Christian publisher Crossway Books for their assessment of the manipulation of the best-seller lists.How the Religious Right Scams Its Way Onto the New York Times Bestseller List|Warren Throckmorton|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The manipulation of fear about things that won't kill us, is killing us.The Fear About Things That Won't Kill Us Is Killing Us|Cliff Schecter|October 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the same time, Private Violence shows how much of domestic abuse is about control and manipulation rather than sheer brutality.
But viewers know the rules of these shows, how they are crafted and stories manipulated, and are complicit with the manipulation.‘The Real Housewives of New York City’ Loses a Leg in Sixth-Season Finale|Tim Teeman|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“There was a kind of manipulation, which was hard to handle,” agreed Exarchopoulos.The ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Feud and More Actresses Who Were Terrorized By Directors|Kevin Fallon|October 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In card games especially there is always a risk in resorting to manipulation nowadays.Sharps and Flats|John Nevil Maskelyne
Let the main proof of the trustworthiness of the manipulation be by measurement and by addition.The Psychology of Arithmetic|Edward L. Thorndike
The latter is from its ease of manipulation the best for paint making.Writing & Illuminating, & Lettering|Edward Johnston
The method requires careful attention to details of manipulation, which are more fully discussed in the article on Calorimetry.
But he is not the less clever in the manipulation of the different means of cheating.The Sharper Detected and Exposed|Jean-Eugne Robert-Houdin
Word Origin and History for manipulation
c.1730, a method of digging ore, from French manipulation, from manipule "handful" (a pharmacists' measure), from Latin manipulus "handful, sheaf, bundle," from manus "hand" (see manual) + root of plere "to fill" (see pleio-). Sense of "skillful handling of objects" is first recorded 1826; extended 1828 to "handling of persons" as well as objects.