Only now, she understood he was manipulating her.
You've been manipulating me for weeks now.
He was manipulating Laurencio and Toni like puppets, but Jessi was beyond him.
Let us end it once and for all, not with the Council manipulating each of us for its benefit!
For all I know, he was manipulating me, like you did, Jonny snapped.
It sounds like he's the one manipulating you.
The difficult subject of the classification of bacteria dates ' The difficulties presented by such minute and simple organisms as the Schizomycetes are due partly to the few " characters " which they possess and partly to the dangers of error in manipulating them; it is anything but an easy matter either to trace the whole development of a single form or to recognize with certainty any one stage in the development unless the others are known.
But it is not very well adapted to large furnaces, and especially not to those cases where all the space round the furnace is required for manipulating heavy, white-hot masses of iron, or for similar purposes.
The longer Howie spoke on the phone, the more I felt guilty that we were manipulating him into a parlor game at the expense of his privacy.
"If I say the words you want, are you manipulating me into this bond, the same way you did to get me into Hell?" she demanded.
She'd never before been able to tell when someone lied to her or when they were manipulating her.
One might argue that manipulating the Future and unfettered access to the present provides more than enough influence.
Mentoring other deities, manipulating the destinies of innocent humans, reminding you how not to destroy the universes.
Everyone was lying to her or manipulating her.
"Speaking of lying, manipulating females," Darian said, tone lighter.
It was a loaded question by a woman capable of manipulating a situation to her advantage.
If you spent less time manipulating me and more time teaching me, I might!
The signals were sent by cutting up the continuous hum in the telephone into long and short periods in accordance with the Morse code by manipulating the key in the primary circuit.
Their success in the struggle for existence, as already indicated, must be assigned in a great measure to the possession of silk glands and to their power of manipulating the silk for a variety of purposes.
of manipulating the market-and the public has probably been speculating increasingly.
Symbolic Identities.- For the purpose of manipulating symbolic expressions it is necessary to be in possession of certain simple identities which connect certain symbolic products.
With the experience thus gained in manipulating the vacuum, the achievement of thoroughly verifying the pressure of radiation on both opaque and transparent bodies, in accordance with Clerk Maxwell's formula, has been effected (Physical Review, 1901, and later papers) by E.
The two handles 82 serve for manipulating the instrument.
During the meeting of Italian notables at Lyons early in 1802 Talleyrand was serviceable in manipulating affairs in the way desired by Bonaparte, and it is known that the foreign minister suggested to them the desirability of appointing Bonaparte president of the Cisalpine Republic, which was thenceforth to be called the Italian Republic. In the negotiations for peace with England which went on at Amiens during the winter of 1801-2 Talleyrand had no direct share, these (like those at Luneville) being transacted by Napoleon's eldest brother, Joseph Bonaparte (q.v.).
C. Lister (Lord Masham) introduced the silk and velvet manufacture, having invented a process of manipulating silk waste, whereby what was previously treated as refuse is made into goods that will compete with those manufactured from the perfect cocoon.
As the desire to dominate primaries was found to lead to many abuses, both in the way of manipulating the lists of party voters and in the unfair management of the primary meetings themselves, a movement was started for reforming the system, which, beginning soon after 1890, gathered so much support that now in the large majority of the states laws have been enacted for regulating the proceedings at primary nomination meetings.
The whole efforts of the elector and his minister were directed to nullifying the constitutional control vested in the diet; and the Opposition was fought by manipulating the elections, packing the judicial bench, and a vexatious and petty persecution of political "suspects," and this policy continued after the retirement of Hassenpflug in 1837.
Each of these ancient processes thus consists essentially in so manipulating the temperature that, out of the several possible constituents, the metal shall actually consist of a special set in special proportions.
Perhaps for ingenuity and the latest methods of manipulating skins in the manufacturing of furs the Americans lead the way, but as fur cutters are more or less of a roving and cosmopolitan character the larger fur businesses in London, Berlin, Vienna, St Petersburg, Paris and New York are guided by the same thorough and comparatively advanced principles.
Nor are they restricted to the small number which Kant obtained by manipulating the current subdivision of judgments.
The value of this wonderful provision of nature to the bee-keeper of to-day may be estimated from the fact that bees managed according to modern methods are necessarily subject to so much manipulating or handling, that fatal accidents are as likely to happen in bee-life as among human beings.
i should if possible be avoided; therefore quietness and the exer cise of care when manipulating are always recommended by teachers, and practised by those who wisely take their lessons to heart.
I bet the Watchers were counting on manipulating the only creature in the mortal realm that can battle an Other on earth.
In all his years, he'd known one Immortal with the unrivaled gifts of not only tracking demons in the mortal realm but manipulating the minds of Immortals and mortals.
Just recalling how dangerous a female Guardian warrior with a knack for manipulating others can be.
Perhaps the social standing of lawyers, and their skills in manipulating feelings, increase the likelihood of such collusion.
I find Lipstadt's unsustainable allegations of manipulating, distorting, and skewing documents and quotations highly defamatory.
By manipulating the genes that control cyanogenic glucosides, the grain was made resistant to powdery mildew.
Scientists should stop manipulating public opinion to promote research that's both morally and scientifically indefensible.
By manipulating the pointers, subjects can derive inferences that are not explicit in the text.
manipulateer travels from location to location while manipulating objects he finds there.
manipulateages for SEO By: John Case A simple guide to manipulating images in web pages to improve Search Engine Ranking.
manipulatenot, however, understand Chinese; he is simply manipulating symbols according to a set of elaborate rules.
manipulateies appeared in disturbing form as hooded figures manipulating hand puppets and porcelain dolls with grotesque and menacingly blank faces.
manipulateintriguing to you sexually and has a way of subtly manipulating you which may be difficult for outsiders to comprehend.
And Picasso manipulating soft, thrown " pots " to make forms which are morphing into other forms.
By fairly manipulating Law 11, defenders can quickly move up field with the aim of catching attacking players offside.
PA operations do not focus on directing or manipulating public opinion, but on providing accurate, timely information about operations.
The fairies appeared in disturbing form as hooded figures manipulating hand puppets and porcelain dolls with grotesque and menacingly blank faces.
ArcSoft PhotoImpression 4 provides a suite of tools for enhancing, editing and manipulating your scans with features such as red-eye removal.
However, as the size increases sot does the complexity of creating an index for manipulating such representations, and searching this index.
trilobite molecule can be created by manipulating a rubidium BEC with laser pulses or external electromagnetic fields.
In ordinary circumstances the messages from all stations are sent through the whole line, and thus the operator at any station may transmit, if the line is free, by manipulating his key.
(Fleming.) alphabet by manipulating the short-circuiting key of one of the choking coils (see British Patent Specs., Nos.
The researchers believe the trilobite molecule can be created by manipulating a rubidium BEC with laser pulses or external electromagnetic fields.
People and animal figures-Once the baby is old enough to walk, he may delight in manipulating small toys.
You can then begin manipulating her daily schedule by using this routine and other signs as well.
Manipulating small foods with those tiny hands is just one of the many ways in which a toddler builds dexterity.
In addition, babies can practice and improve their dexterity and hand-eye coordination by manipulating a keyboard or computer mouse.
Count the Score Learning Game - Little ones learn their numbers while manipulating the computer keys at the same time with this fun game.
He's also beginning to focus on manipulating anything in his reach.
Simply manipulating the keyboard or the mouse as he reads may keep him glued to the computer screen.
Spend some time expanding the table and manipulating the leaves at a discount showroom to see how well a table may hold up to repeated use.
The acronym GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulating Program.
Advanced Tools: Like costly editors, GIMP provides a host of tools like unlimited undo/redo moves, advanced selecting, rotate, crop, shear, flip, foreground extracting, text editing and manipulating, quick masks, and alpha channel support.
Sure, there are some magical photos taken with a disposable 35mm or with a point-and-shoot digital, but those are more random luck than the product of a skilled photographer expertly manipulating the shots.
By manipulating the aperture, you can bring attention to a specific part of your image.
If he has a difficult time exercising, manipulating his muscles with massage provides a partial exercise program.
A large part of the style is based on manipulating the basics of music in a creative manner.
Playing a stage is a simple matter of manipulating small objects to find enough Elebits to be able to lift larger things in the house.
Manipulating the buttons (the game used them all) with my big hands wasn't a problem, which I thought would be because of its diminutive size.
It was much easier and quicker remembering the order than manipulating the digital pad.
Once you start getting better and faster at manipulating the pieces, it's time to step up your game when you play the game Tetris.
In a turn-based strategy game, players take turns manipulating their characters, resources and environments.
For the well-initiated gamer, moving an on-screen character and manipulating a virtual world with a d-pad is better than second nature.
If you want a different challenge on the Wii than manipulating handheld controllers, pick up Dance Dance Revolution.
The bentwood rocker was created by Michael Thonet who used a process of steaming birch wood and then manipulating it into curves to create a unique rocking chair in the 1860s.
No, instead they were manipulating data, examining spreadsheets, and sending that last minute update to the sales force.
Boys are generally more advanced at envisioning and manipulating objects.
During an external cephalic version (also known as version), the obstetrician attempts to turn the fetus to a head first position before labor begins by manipulating the outside of the abdomen.
Physical aggression is expressed at the earliest stages of development, then direct verbal threats, and, last, indirect strategies for manipulating the existing social structure.
Those who have CP may have only minor difficulty with fine motor skills, such as grasping and manipulating items with their hands.
Toddlers also add a new dimension to touching and manipulating objects by simultaneously being able to name them.
Toddlers enjoy manipulating small objects such as toy people, cars, and animals.
Although boys are more often the perpetrators and victims of bullying, girls tend to bully in indirect ways, such as manipulating friendships, ostracizing classmates, and spreading malicious rumors.
The best extended lessons in math include: child manipulating objects, counting money, measuring, throwing objects, counting, and measuring distances.
Let the kids practicing the proper start up and shut down procedures, as well as manipulating the mouse and clicking on items.
Using Paint gives the kids a chance to practice manipulating the mouse and other basic computer skills in a fun way.
Before using gift-wrap paper, test it by folding it tightly, unfolding it, and manipulating the folds to assure that it does not tear too easily.
While most hair loss occurs on the scalp, particularly after manipulating the hair, some individuals also note hair loss on their body.
Manipulating the cervical mucous or the acidity of the vagina can encourage the X or female sperm to reach the egg faster and more often than the Y sperm.
Kindergarteners, in fact, are sometimes better at manipulating computers than their older teachers or parents!
They like motion and often learn best by physically manipulating objects or by associating concepts with movement.
As described above, Days show runners are familiar with manipulating spoilers to their own advantage.
Flannery's performance, whether it is arguing with her onscreen husband, caring for her children or manipulating a situation for her family's benefit, has allowed the character to earn empathy even when fans hated what she did.
Eric's courtship of Sookie is unique, because he is not above manipulating Sookie to serve his own needs including having her consume some of his blood when she sucks a bullet from his wound.
The first thing to do before tackling the job is to look at your existing skill set as well as your capacity for both learning new things and manipulating micro tools.
Even manipulating fast food menu items to fit into a natural style of eating is obtainable.
Manipulating metabolism to lose weight doesn't just have to do with foods that boost your metabolism.
If you notice that the broker is glossing over or manipulating certain negative terms of a policy, that's a sign that they are trying to "sell" to you rather than help you.
By manipulating the 'hands' to point to a variety of symbols, one can get the answer to literally any question.
The button is an on screen control, and when you click it to issue a command, you are manipulating the control.
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