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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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When Grissom got too close she decided it was time to hit back and wangled a job as a cleaner at the CSI offices.
Meanwhile, rookie reporter Maxine Carpenter (Tara Orr) has somehow wangled an interview with the congressman in connection with a profile she's writing of the missing Diana.
Naturally there were Charles brown-nosers who pretended he was making a serious point about education, its culture of no-failure exams and devalued A level passes - a bit rich considering he wangled his way into Cambridge with A level grades more suited to a second-rate polytechnic.
He also wangled an annual $2 million sales tax rebate for the next 30 years, which remains in effect for other business interests even though he's long since sold the team.
Finally, go and see Calendar Girls, where Annette Crosbie has wangled that several shots half-way through the film of a happy retired greyhound alongside her were included - well played, girl.
But somehow Mason persuaded, wangled, tricked--whatever was necessary--and managed to get a flood of new dance to London.
To make, achieve, or get by contrivance: wangled a job for which she had no training.
A Warwickshire duo has wangled work out of Wanzl the winner in the world of supermarket trolleys.
Through friends and connections she wangled lucrative directorships on several corporate boards including CBS, Pan Am, and Lend Lease of Australia.
Then I discovered Amal had wangled a seven-carat diamond "ethical" engagement ring from the man who campaigns about world poverty.
WANGLED "I signed for Killie last January and was on the bench for the games with Aberdeen and Dunfermline before making my debut in the League Cup semi-final win over Ayr.
I wonder if Posh RSVPed that she was unable to attend before or after she heard Katona had wangled an invite?
Jaswant Singh Kalsi, 47, from Rugby, Warwickshire, wangled UK visas by pretending they were for priests.
The 23 Labour MPs, five Commons staff, a coach and doctor have also wangled invites to post-match parties, plus the players have free boots from Nike and suits from Burton.
Career: Wangled himself a job at Universal Studios and was given a contract to direct TV movies such as Columbo and Night Gallery.