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manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
precursor - forerunner; predecessor
frugality - thrift; economy; ADJ. frugal: practicing economy; costing little; inexpensive
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
beholden - obligated; indebted; owing thanks; obliged or indebted from gratitude
ambidextrous - capable of using either hand with equal ease
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
accessible - easy to approach; obtainable