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finagle (fuh NAY guhl) (verb), finagles; finagled; finagling
1. To get something, typically through deceitful methods, by guile, by cunning: Michael is always trying to finagle extra pay even when he doesn't do any extra work.
2. To obtain something by crafty methods or dishonest methods: The government is investigating shady stockbrokers who finagle their clients out of fortunes.
To accomplish something by crafty means; to trick or to delude others
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To get something in a clever or illegal way; to defraud someone. (1)