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English noun: wangle

1. wangle (cognition) an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery


Broader (hypernym)contrivance, dodge, stratagem

English verb: wangle

1. wangle (social) achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

Synonymsfinagle, manage

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody something

Broader (hypernym)accomplish, achieve, attain, reach

2. wangle (social) tamper, with the purpose of deception

SamplesFudge the figures.
Cook the books.
Falsify the data.

Synonymscook, fake, falsify, fudge, manipulate, misrepresent

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cheat, chisel

Narrower (hyponym)juggle

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