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wangle

wan·gle

wangle

pronunciation:
waeng gl
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: wangled, wangles, wangling
definition 1: (informal) to get or bring about (something) by resorting to tricks and schemes.
He wangled an extra week's vacation.
similar words:
intrigue, manipulate
definition 2: to manipulate or change (figures or the like) in a deceptive manner.
similar words:
manipulate
derivation: wangler (n.)