Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pull_strings

1 sense of pull strings

Sense 1
manipulate, pull strings, pull wires -- (influence or control shrewdly or deviously; "He manipulated public opinion in his favor")
       => influence, act upon, work -- (have and exert influence or effect; "The artist's work influenced the young painter"; "She worked on her friends to support the political candidate")

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