Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun wangle

1 sense of wangle

Sense 1
wangle, wangling -- (an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery)
       => contrivance, stratagem, dodge -- (an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade; "his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb wangle

2 senses of wangle

Sense 1
wangle, finagle, manage -- (achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods)
       => achieve, accomplish, attain, reach -- (to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks")

Sense 2
fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent -- (tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data")
       => cheat, chisel -- (engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?")

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