Related formsma·nip·u·la·tive·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for manipulative
Many say the adopted children are so manipulative that parents are seen as predators by counselors or social workers.
In order for the populace to lead balanced and productive lives, manipulative forces must provide scripted risk.
Nobody doubts his manipulative skills or his single-minded agenda to advance the interests of the corporation he created.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Game of Thrones had an overly sensual libertine while House of Cards had a manipulative psychopath.
He knows Crist is a gifted, manipulative political sociopath.The Messy, Sordid Story of Jim Greer, Charlie Crist’s Man to a Fault|Rick Wilson|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, whatever be the manipulative processes, the result is the same, and appears to be extremely satisfactory.British Manufacturing Industries|L. Arnoux
The realization of that phenomenon might help us to resolve our own internal conflict in dealing with the manipulative sociopath.Sequential Problem Solving|Fredric Lozo
It requires long practice and much skill, but the skill is rather mental than manipulative.Sharps and Flats|John Nevil Maskelyne
Consequently the slide-maker must sedulously cultivate cleanliness and manipulative care.The Barnet Book of Photography|Various
In some countries, this ideal is disparaged as a Western manipulative ploy or, worse, naive idealism.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin