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ma·nip·u·la·tive

 (mə-nĭp′yə-lə-tĭv, -lā′-)
adj.
Serving, tending, or having the power to manipulate.
n.
Any of various objects designed to be moved or arranged by hand as a means of developing motor skills or understanding abstractions, especially in mathematics.

ma·nip′u·la·tive·ly adv.
ma·nip′u·la′tive·ness n.
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Adv.1.manipulatively - in an artfully manipulative manner
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Manipulatively insincere guidance happens when you don't care enough about a person to challenge directly.
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Since then, an Islamic law has been moulded and manipulatively used.
Mickoski further explains that the process of negotiations was conducted without having a proper atmosphere, adventurously and manipulatively hidden from the public, without a real strategy and with lies.
**VMRO-DPMNE leader Hristijan Mickoski replied to US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Wess Mitchell's letter, saying the process of negotiations was conducted without having a proper atmosphere, adventurously and manipulatively hidden from the public, without a real strategy and with lies and that was the reason why VMRO-DPMNE refused to accept the agreement.
For example, an aggressive gossip will gossip in order to achieve power and influence, with a greater tendency to gossip manipulatively and maliciously.