manipulate verb

ADV. easily They believe that voters can be easily manipulated. | successfully | deftly, delicately, skilfully | deliberately, systematically | genetically genetically manipulated organisms

VERB + MANIPULATE be able to, can | attempt to, try to Children try to manipulate you. | be easy to | know how to, learn (how) to She knows how to manipulate the audience.

PHRASES the ability to manipulate sb/sth