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v. wan·gled, wan·gling, wan·gles Informal
To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone: She wangled the job even though she had no training.
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.
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1. the act or an instance of getting something by devious or illicit methods
2. the act or an instance of manipulating or falsifying a situation, action, etc for fraudulent ends
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wangling[ˈwæŋglɪŋ] n (fam) → astuzia
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