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Hidden IntentionsPlay
Often implies hidden agendas or ulterior motives behind actions. SlideDespite his friendly demeanor, his request was manipulative.
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Negative ConnotationPlay
Commonly used in a negative context to criticize one's actions. SlideHer praise was seen as manipulative flattery.
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Subtle InfluencePlay
The influence is often indirect, subtle, and not immediately obvious. SlideHe has a manipulative way of guiding conversations.