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English noun: wrangle

1. wrangle (communication) an angry dispute


SamplesThey had a quarrel.
They had words.


Synonymsdustup, quarrel, row, run-in, words


Broader (hypernym)conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute


Narrower (hyponym)affray, altercation, bicker, bickering, bust-up, fracas, fuss, pettifoggery, spat, squabble, tiff

2. wrangle (communication) an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)


Synonymshaggle, haggling, wrangling


Broader (hypernym)bargaining


English verb: wrangle

1. wrangle (communication) to quarrel noisily, angrily or disruptively


SamplesThe bar keeper threw them out, but they continued to wrangle on down the street.


Synonymsbrawl


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)altercate, argufy, dispute, quarrel, scrap

2. wrangle (stative) herd and care for


SamplesWrangle horses.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)herd









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