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finagle

verb [I or T] uk   /fɪˈneɪ.ɡl̩/ US us  
to use tricks and dishonest methods to get what you want: He somehow finagled his way into the army as a lieutenant.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of thingsDishonest
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