wrangle

  • 21wrangle — noun a long and complicated dispute or argument. verb 1》 engage in a wrangle. 2》 N. Amer. round up or take charge of (livestock). Origin ME: cf. Low Ger. wrangeln, frequentative of wrangen to struggle ; related to wring …

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  • 22wrangle — 1. noun a wrangle over money Syn: argument, dispute, disagreement, quarrel, falling out, fight, squabble, turf war, altercation, war of words, shouting match, tiff, tug of war; informal set to, run in, row See note at …

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  • 23wrangle — [ˈræŋg(ə)l] verb [I] to argue for a long time about something complicated wrangle noun [C] …

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  • 24wrangle — n. & v. n. a noisy argument, altercation, or dispute. v. 1 intr. engage in a wrangle. 2 tr. US herd (cattle). Etymology: ME, prob. f. LG or Du.: cf. LG wrangelen, frequent. of wrangen to struggle, rel. to WRING …

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  • 25wrangle — I. verb (wrangled; wrangling) Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old High German ringan to struggle more at wring Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to dispute angrily or peevishly ; bicker 2. to engage in argument or controversy …

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  • 26wrangle — /rang geuhl/, v., wrangled, wrangling, n. v.i. 1. to argue or dispute, esp. in a noisy or angry manner. v.t. 2. to argue or dispute. 3. to tend or round up (cattle, horses, or other livestock). 4. to obtain, often by contrivance or scheming;… …

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  • 27wrangle — 1. verb a) to bicker, or quarrel angrily and noisily b) to herd horses or other livestock 2. noun …

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  • 28Wrangle — 1. argue or dispute; 2. persuade by complicated means, using argument, cajoling, wheedling, wheeling and dealing, etc.; 3. tend horses …

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  • 29wrangle — Australian Slang 1. argue or dispute; 2. persuade by complicated means, using argument, cajoling, wheedling, wheeling and dealing, etc.; 3. tend horses …

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  • 30wrangle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. quarrel, bicker, squabble, dispute, altercate, argue, brawl. See discord, contention. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. altercation, controversy, quarrel, disagreement; see dispute , fight 1 . See Synonym… …

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  • 31wrangle — see WRONG …

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  • 32wrangle — wran·gle || ræŋgl n. dispute, bickering; obtainment (e.g. through persuasive argument); act of persuading someone to give something v. persuade; argue; bicker …

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  • 33wrangle — I. v. n. Quarrel, bicker, spar, spat, jangle, jar, squabble, tiff, have words, fall out, be at variance, have an altercation. II. n. Quarrel, squabble, jangle, brawl, altercation, jar, bickering, contest, contention, controversy, wrangling, angry …

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  • 34wrangle — v 1. argue, dispute, quarrel, argufy, bicker, squabble, have an altercation; row, brawl, contend, differ, fall out, clash, be at odds, be at loggerheads; fight, spat, tiff, Brit. Archaic. brangle, jangle, Obs. brabble; differ, haggle, spar, have… …

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  • 35wrangle — wran·gle …

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  • 36wrangle — wran•gle [[t]ˈræŋ gəl[/t]] v. gled, gling, n. 1) to argue or dispute, esp. in a noisy or angry manner 2) to argue or dispute 3) to tend or round up (cattle, horses, or other livestock) 4) cvb to obtain, often by badgering or scheming; wangle 5) a …

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  • 37wrangle —   Uluulu, āpuni; kole ka waha (see kole).   See bickering, herd (verb) …

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  • 38wrangle — see WRONG …

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  • 39Wrangle, Lincolnshire — Wrangle is a village in Lincolnshire, England, around 9 miles north east of Boston.Wrangle village lies on western side of The Wash, on the broad bank of marine silt left by the great tidal creeks which formed, predominantly during the Bronze Age …

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