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wrangle

[ rang-guhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF wrangle
  • nounfight, argument
  • verbfight, argue

Synonyms for wrangle

  • altercation
  • bickering
  • brawl
  • brouhaha
  • disagreement
  • falling-out
  • flap
  • fracas
  • hassle
  • quarrel
  • ruckus
  • squabble
  • tiff
  • blowup
  • clash
  • contest
  • controversy
  • dispute
  • exchange
  • row
  • ruction
  • rumble
  • rumpus
  • scene
  • set-to
  • battle royal
  • blow-off
  • brannigan
  • knock-down drag-out
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Antonyms for wrangle

  • agreement
  • calm
  • harmony
  • peace
  • quiet
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WRANGLE

Suppose she has to pay excess on her luggage, or to wrangle about contraband?

For this Testament do both creeds revere that wrangle over the later.

Then there was a wrangle among them; some said there was something in the vat, and others said no.

The wrangle with Winnie over this continued throughout the meal.

Yes, that's what wears on me—they wrangle about me as if I had no right to say what part I am to take.

It is but a gardener's wrangle—how best to guard roses from slugs.

But we can only conjecture dimly, and leave the controversialists to wrangle.

"Let us get to business," cried the priest, anxious to terminate the wrangle.

He is no base grater of his tythes, and will not wrangle for the odd egg.

You don't surely mean to say that you want to go and wrangle with Lalage?

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Low German wrangeln "to dispute, to wrestle," related to Middle Low German wringen, from Proto-Germanic *wrang-, from PIE *wrengh-, nasalized variant of *wergh- "to turn" (see wring). Related: Wrangled; wrangling. The noun is recorded from 1540s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WRANGLE

altercation

nounfight, often verbal

argue

verbverbally fight
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