GRE Word List

MANIPULATE

operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative

The meaning of the word manipulate is operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative.

Random words

WordMeaning
effacerub out; remove the surface of
elicitdraw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
tactilepertaining to the organs or sense of touch
motesmall speck (esp. of dust)
gistessence; main point; substance
proclivityinclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
treatisearticle treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
institutionalizemake into an institution; put or confine in an institution
phalanxformation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
succumbyield (to something overwhelming); give in; die; Ex. succumb to the illness