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  • n  an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery
  • v  achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods
  • v  tamper, with the purpose of deception

  • It was not until 1923, when he discovered Tammany Hall and the political technique of wangling subway contracts, that he really hit the jackpot.
  • The operator is the officer who wangles just a little extra, whether he is a bureau chief wangling an extra stenographer from the personnel department or Chief of Naval .
  • After wangling an invitation to visit the Hearst estate, she boasted that she had entered through the front door, implying that quality respected quality.

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