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2 definitions found
 for wangle
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  wangle
      n 1: an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or
           trickery [syn: wangle, wangling]
      v 1: achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
           [syn: wangle, finagle, manage]
      2: tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures";
         "cook the books"; "falsify the data" [syn: fudge,
         manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle,
         misrepresent]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  89 Moby Thesaurus words for "wangle":
     angle, argue into, arouse, brew, bring forth, bring out,
     bring over, bring round, bring to light, bring to reason, cabal,
     call forth, call out, call up, captivate, charm, collude, complot,
     con, concoct, connive, conspire, contrive, convince, cook up,
     countermine, counterplot, deduce, derive, drag out, draw forth,
     draw out, draw over, educe, elicit, engineer, evoke, finagle,
     finesse, frame, frame up, gain, gain over, gerrymander, get from,
     get out of, hatch, hatch a plot, hatch up, hook, hook in, induce,
     intrigue, jockey, lay a plot, machinate, maneuver, manipulate,
     obtain, operate, outtalk, persuade, play games, plot, prevail on,
     prevail upon, prevail with, procure, pull strings, rig, rouse,
     scheme, secure, sell, sell one on, stimulate, summon forth,
     summon up, sway, talk into, talk over, wangle into, wangle out of,
     wear down, win, win over, winkle out, worm out, worm out of
  
  

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