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finagle

and fanigle (fɪˈneglæ and fəˈnɪglæ)
1. in. to plot and plan; to conspire; to arrange (something). He’s pretty good at finagling.
2. tv. to acquire something through conniving. Can I finagle a buck from you?
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But recently he managed to finagle about $480 million in savings and new revenues from the Bush administration in Washington, D.
Gazelle's solutions are used by major national and regional restaurant companies including Finagle A Bagel, based in Boston, Massachusetts, Louise's Trattoria, based in Los Angeles, California, and No Anchovies
The lack of attention and funding from the California Department of Recreation and Parks has so frustrated park supporters, they have decided to hire a lobbyist to go to Sacramento and finagle more money - and respect - from the state's lawmakers.
In pic's one real divergence from comic formula, that change-back never happens--protags must stay put, though they finally manage to make their new lives adapt to old personalities (and finagle reuniting with the spouse who's truly right for them).
Sing their praises, lionize their achievements, finagle your way onto the bandwagon.
com, TMP Worldwide, Nantucket Nectars, Circles, Object Design, Finagle a Bagel, Bari & Gail Chocolates, Lotus, Compaq Computer Corporation, Rayovac, The Boston Globe's Boston.
9, 1998--Encompass Communications, a Boston-based identity and branding firm, today announced that it has completed a retail branding program for Finagle a Bagel's eighth retail store, located in downtown Boston on the corner of Tremont and Winter Streets.
Of special note is whatever is hidden in a forbidden wing of the school, protected by a fearsome three-headed dog named Fluffy, and whoever it is trying to finagle their way to the purported treasure - smart money may be on Snape (Alan Rickman), the sinister potions professor.
announced that Boston's best-known bagel retailer -- Finagle A Bagel -- had signed a letter of intent to be acquired by an Einstein Bros.
His failed lawsuit against the National Football League was his attempt to finagle the rights to Los Angeles and raise the cash for a move.
The council's never met a crisis it couldn't finagle and never cleaned up a mess in an honest way.
When at last Max finagles a way into Castle Hanstein, his old friend, Bero, is less than pleased to see him, Lady Clara is near death and Juliana, his old flame, is not meeting his eyes.
Piper finagles her way into Raf's circle, looking for scandal, and to her consternation finds him a sensitive person with a demanding father and a much-loved autistic brother.
Eventually, Zelda ends up in far-north Moose County, where she finagles her way into a position as a middle-school English teacher.