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wangle (v.)

"obtain something by trickery," 1888, originally British printer's slang for "fake by manipulation;" perhaps an alteration of waggle, or of wankle (now dialectal) "unsteady, fickle," from Old English wancol (see wench (n.)). Brought into wider use by World War I soldiers.

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Definitions of wangle from WordNet
1
wangle (v.)
achieve something by means of trickery or devious methods;
Synonyms: finagle / manage
wangle (v.)
tamper, with the purpose of deception;
2
wangle (n.)
an instance of accomplishing something by scheming or trickery;
Synonyms: wangling
From wordnet.princeton.edu