Synonyms to make putty of

lead by the nose, affect, bend, bestride, bias, color, dictate, dispose, dominate, have subject, have the ascendancy, hypnotize, incline, induce, influence, lead, master, mesmerize, move, persuade, play first fiddle, predispose, predominate, preponderate, prevail, prompt, rule the roost, soften up, sway, take the lead, tinge, tone, twist, wear down, wear the pants, weigh with, work