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Synonyms for wangle

Synonyms for wangle

to make, achieve, or get through contrivance or guile

Synonyms for wangle

an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery

achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

tamper, with the purpose of deception

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Because I thought a man was entitledto go out by himself once in a while," testified John Wangle in Domestic Relations Court, "my wife bought two bloodhounds and had me tracked down wherever I went.
With 10 minutes left, Lewis Summers did well to force the ball home from a narrow wangle six yards out.
SIR - Now that the Welsh Assembly has managed to wangle more parliamentary powers for itself without another referendum, understand that it could now also call a referendum to give it powers identical to that of the Scottish parliament.
This is a fabulous new edition of this favourite poem in which we meet such well-known characters as the Dong with the Luminous Nose, the Blue Baboon and, of course, the Quangle Wangle.
From everything I know about Norquist and conservatives of his ilk, they really do hate the idea of government help for the needy, whose misfortune they attribute to defects of character while their own prosperity has nothing to do with the government subsidies they have been able to wangle, the taxes they have managed to evade, or the silver spoon that was often theirs at birth, but is solely attributable to their own talent and hard work.
We've no idea who they are, but as they are from our home town of Warrington we might just wangle a drink out of it if they pick up the winning beer vouchers.
Yet sports stadiums are perfect vehicles for city hall insiders to wheel and deal; the mayor gets a ribbon-cutting to die for, and all the local hacks can wangle a piece of the consulting or contracting business.
Instead of marking time and living on the dole, the twosome decide to start anew and wangle their way into a Google internship.
Ollie suspects Darren of moonlighting with a rival firm and hires a new assistant, and Emma manages to wangle herself a promotion at work.
Asda also found 16% are planning to eat out or wangle an invite to someone's else's house to avoid cooking.
He manages to wangle (without too much effort) some skeletons out of the closet, when Peggy reveals Pat used to be on the game.
They are soon back on track and manage to wangle lunch with the Serbian Royal family.
He even managed to wangle his way into this year's Brit Awards, where he was spotted taking pictures of Coldplay.
It's a disgrace that Sam has been able to wangle him out of that so he can play against us.
Brent was the inefficient middle manager who, in season one, somehow managed not only to survive devastating staff reductions and branch closures at the mediocre British paper company Wernham Hogg but somehow wangle a promotion.