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synonyms for finagle

  • cheat
  • contrive
  • deceive
  • manipulate
  • plot
  • scheme
  • swindle
  • trick
  • wheel and deal
See also synonyms for: finagling
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How to use finagle in a sentence

Former Senator Bill Nelson, who was sworn in as administrator of NASA in May, finagled a junket for himself aboard a space shuttle flight in 1986, as did former Senator Jake Garn the year before.
WITH PRIVATE SPACE FLIGHT ON THE RISE, WHO GETS TO BE CALLED 'ASTRONAUT?'JEFFREY KLUGERAUGUST 4, 2021TIME
Sanders has indicated he might get creative on finagling an indirect way to raise the minimum wage through the tax code.
DEMOCRATS’ REMAINING OPTIONS FOR RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE, EXPLAINEDEMILY STEWARTFEBRUARY 26, 2021VOX
And above all, don't let anybody finagle you into making any claims about knowing the future.
THE EDGE OF THE KNIFEHENRY BEAM PIPER
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