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Definition 1: an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for wangle in the sense of this definition

(wangle is a kind of ...) an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade

"his testimony was just a contrivance to throw us off the track"

Synonyms for wangle in the sense of this definition

(wangle is a kind of ...) to gain with effort

"she achieved her goal despite setbacks"

Samples where wangle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Fudge the figures
  • cook the books
  • falsify the data

Synonyms for wangle in the sense of this definition

(wangle is a kind of ...) engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

"Who's chiseling on the side?"

(... is a kind of wangle ) manipulate by or as if by moving around components

"juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"

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