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wan·gle

 (wăng′gəl)
v. wan·gled, wan·gling, wan·gles Informal
v.tr.
To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone: She wangled the job even though she had no training.
v.intr.
To extricate oneself by subtle or indirect means, as from difficulty; wriggle: He wangled out of a shift at work by pretending to be sick.

[Origin unknown.]

wang′le n.
wang′ler n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wangler - a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Translations

wangler

[ˈwæŋgləʳ] Nchanchullero m, trapisondista mf

wangler

n (inf)Schlawiner m (inf)

wangler

[ˈwæŋgləʳ] n (fam) → furbacchione/a
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It was sneaky," said Julie Wangler of Villa Park, who wasn't aware of the extra charge until the clerk rang her up.
Erbel C, Dengler TJ, Wangler S, Lasitschka F, Bea F, Wambsganss N, et al.
Visitors to Wangler Ace Hardware in Fort Recovery, Ohio, may feel like they've stepped back in time as they walk through the store, looking at endcaps that tell the story of past generations.
Wangler, Americanist Beliefs and Papal Orthodoxy: 1884-1899, U.
epsilon] Wangler 1969 a / a: (a) [epsilon] / [epsilon]: Philipp 1970 a / a: [epsilon] / [epsilon]: Kreuzer 1971 a / a: [epsilon] / [epsilon]: Duden 1974 a / a: [epsilon] / [epsilon]: MacCarthy 1975 a / a [epsilon] / ae Ungeheuer 1977 a / a: [epsilon] / [epsilon]: Benware 1986 a / a: [epsilon] / [epsilon]: Kohler 1995 a / a: [epsilon] / [epsilon]: Wiese 1996 a / a: [epsilon] / [epsilon]: Hall 2003 a / a: [epsilon] / [epsilon]: Antonsen 2007 a / a: [epsilon] / [epsilon]: TABLE 5.
A partir dessa situacao, podemos compreender que a dimensao da contradicao (Lave & Wangler, 1991) na tensao entre velhos e novos praticantes na reproducao de uma comunidade de praticas e consequencia de uma intencionalidade incorporada que orienta os processos de transmissao para a logica cultural incorporada, e nao para a logica funcional que busca eliminar a incoerencia entre a logica racional orientadora das praticas e seu resultado esperado.
It is a fact that every individual develops a distinct set of psychological contract and these contracts are formed primarily during the pre-employment negotiation (Dunahee & Wangler, 1974).
Logistics is a fast-paced, highly demanding discipline that is attracting thousands of talented and creative professionals each year," said TMW Systems president David Wangler.
Adding to the challenge, says Matthew Wangler, executive director, Historic Resources Management Branch with Alberta Culture, was that the Sharphead reserve, which was surveyed in 1884, no longer existed.

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