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January 27, 2023

Word of the Day: Wangle

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Word of the Day : January 27, 2023

wangle \WANG-gul\ verb

What It Means

Wangle means “to get (something) by trickery or persuasion.” It can also mean “to adjust or manipulate for personal or fraudulent ends.”

// He managed to wangle his way into the party.

// They wangled me into pleading guilty.

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Aired January 27, 2023

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