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Synonyms for chaffer

wrangle (over a price, terms of an agreement, etc.)

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The keys of the mountain passes still lay in the hands of the shifty and ignoble Charles of Navarre, who had chaffered and bargained both with the English and with the Spanish, taking money from the one side to hold them open and from the other to keep them sealed.
The money you save early on is by far the most powerful money you will ever save because it has the most time to grow and compound," says Manisha Thakor, a chaffered financial analyst, or CFA, and personal finance expert for women.
Bill Norton, president of Norton Asset Management is a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chaffered Surveyors (FRICS) and a member of the board of The Initiative for a 2020 Vision for Concord.
For example, before leaving for Italy, Aurora remarks on her plans to obtain payment for her writing: 'I'll wait in Paris till good Carrington / Dispose of such and, having chaffered for / My book's price with the publisher, direct/All proceeds to me" (5.