massage - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈmæsɑːʒ/
present tense
I/you/we/theymassage
he/she/itmassages
present participlemassaging
past tensemassaged
past participlemassaged
  1. 2
    to change numbers or information in order to make a situation seem better than it really is

    an attempt to massage sales figures