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Synonyms for finagle

to make, achieve, or get through contrivance or guile

to take clever or cunning steps to achieve one's goals

Synonyms for finagle

achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods

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Robertson says Finagle puts customer information to other uses, including promotions to welcome current customers to a new location; special deals to encourage greater off-hours traffic; and as background on those who call the company's customer comment hotline.
Saying all will be better, they just finagle more dollars from the worker bees to throw at the problems.
Fred and Sunday share their information about "Operation Time Capsule" with friends Noah and Allison, while Salvatore "Sal" Viverito, Wessex alum, maria hitman, and extortionist, gives the group a matter of days to make up for the money he's lost on the basketball game as well as to finagle a way for his expelled brother Tony to get back into Wessex.
If an elected official attempted to secretly finagle a bill through the Legislature that benefited private industry to the tune of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, the public outrage would be deafening.
But even with a cap on the amount of sales the store can make with the promotion, you have to wonder how she was able to finagle an insurance company into backing such a deal.
The message couldn't be clearer: If you've got lobbyists and high-powered lawyers at your disposal, you can finagle your way out of a bind.
Of course, pork-barrel spending and fiscal hypocrisy are as old as the legislative branch itself: Abraham Lincoln spent much of his single term in the House trying to finagle money for river and harbor projects in Illinois.
The average American, flooded with reports about the Menendez brothers, the Bobbitts, the trials resulting from the Los Angeles riots, as well as the guests on salacious talk shows, might well conclude that anyone can finagle his or her way to freedom with a sad story and slick attorneys.
The Sun went into Thursday morning with the prediction that "Patrick, DiMasi and Murray will finagle a way to keep the convention vote from taking place.
These super-shrewd legalistic composers depend on gullibility and brainwashing to finagle schemes that our legislators refuse to consider.
For two Democratic operatives, who appear to have missed a step or two (and you have to draw such a conclusion, given their inability to finagle themselves out of this nonissue) that is a long, long time to ask them to walk the straight and narrow.
Two weeks after release, pic took a dive at the box office, though Avati's name may finagle a brief life in the Eurozone.
The recalled unpasteurized orange juice, with date codes of July 25 or earlier, was sold under the following labels: Natalie's Orchid Island Juice Company, Ultimate Juice, Albritton Fruit, Finagle A Bagel, Gourmet Garage, Kings Market, Nino Salvaggio, Schnucks, Wegmans, Balducci's and Zabars.
Districts could not disenfranchise minority communities - as did the Boston-area finagle that precipitated the political downfall of House Speaker Thomas M.