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manipulative

Psychiatry
adjective Referring to the unscrupulous control or exploitation of person or situation.
 
Surgery
adjective Referring to a procedure that requires manual skill.
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[6] model the way an idea propagates through multiple users in Twitter as diffusion patterns, and show that manipulative and non-manipulative ideas have different patterns, e.g.
The use of concrete (manipulative) materials is built on the belief that developmentally it is advantageous for students to be allowed to move from the concrete to representational (pictorial) and then to the abstract (Goonen & Pittman-Shetler, 2012), the argument being that through touching, seeing and doing, students are enabled to gain deeper and lasting understandings of mathematical concepts (Mutodi & Ngirande, 2014).
Loads transmitted during lumbosacral spinal manipulative therapy.
Key members of this initial NZMTA founding group were also involved with the development of IFOMT, now called the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physio (Physical) Therapists (IFOMPT).
Then you go, 'Am I any better?' I am duplicitous and manipulative and all those things.
In this study a survey instrument was developed to test elementary teachers' attitudes towards incorporating manipulatives in their math lessons frequently.
If someone exhibits three or more of the following characteristics, they might be a sociopath: antagonistic, callous, impulsive, pathological liar, lack of or shallow emotions, exaggerated sexuality, excessive boasting, glib, manipulative, secretive and paranoid.
Sentencing him Judge John Potter said: "You are a cruel, violent, controlling, manipulative sexual offender who has shown little, if any, remorse for the harm that you have caused."
An image, dramatization, or sound of a car accident actually occurring would also be permissible, as long as it is not unduly manipulative.
Alexander and Evan Nicholas (osteopathic manipulative medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine) supply osteopathic medical students and professionals with an atlas of color photos, anatomical illustrations, and step-by-step instructions for about 450 osteopathic manipulative techniques, most presented in a single page.
The pocket manual of OMT; osteopathic manipulative treatment for physicians, 2d ed.