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an·gle2

angle2

 
pronunciation:
aeng gl
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: angles, angling, angled
definition 1: to fish with hook and line.
We were angling for trout yesterday.
synonyms:
fish
similar words:
cast, trawl, troll
definition 2: to seek artfully or slyly.
She tried to hide it, but I could tell she was angling for a promotion.
synonyms:
finagle, fish
similar words:
contrive, hint, manipulate, scheme