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Deception vs. Manipulation

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Deceptionnoun

An instance of actions and/or schemes fabricated to mislead someone into believing a lie or inaccuracy.

Manipulationnoun

The practice of manipulating or the state of being manipulated.

‘The dealer's manipulations could have removed cards from the deck.’;

Deceptionnoun

The act of deceiving or misleading.

Manipulationnoun

The skillful use of the hands in, for example, chiropractic.

‘After a few minutes of manipulation each week, she obtained days of relief from her neck pain.’;

Deceptionnoun

The state of being deceived or misled.

‘There is one thing relating either to the action or enjoyments of man in which he is not liable to deception.’;

Manipulationnoun

The usage of underhanded influence over a person, event, or situation to gain a desired outcome.

‘The counselor was able to reach the disturbed teen through positive psychological manipulation.’; ‘Through subtle manipulations he orchestrated the downfall of his rival.’;

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Deceptionnoun

That which deceives or is intended to deceive; false representation; artifice; cheat; fraud.

‘There was of course room for vast deception.’;

Manipulationnoun

The act or process of manipulating, or the state of being manipulated; the act of handling work by hand; use of the hands, in an artistic or skillful manner, in science or art.

‘Manipulation is to the chemist like the external senses to the mind.’;

Deceptionnoun

a misleading falsehood

Manipulationnoun

The use of the hands in mesmeric operations.

Deceptionnoun

the act of deceiving

Manipulationnoun

Artful management; as, the manipulation of political bodies; sometimes, a management or treatment for purposes of deception or fraud.

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Deceptionnoun

an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers

Manipulationnoun

exerting shrewd or devious influence especially for one's own advantage;

‘his manipulation of his friends was scandalous’;

Deception

Deception or falsehood is an act or statement which misleads, hides the truth, or promotes a belief, concept, or idea that is not true. It is often done for personal gain or advantage.

Manipulationnoun

the action of touching with the hands or the skillful use of the hands

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