variant spelling of finagle
: to obtain (something) by indirect or involved means
finagle a ride home
: to obtain (something) by trickery
He finagled his way into the concert.
: to use devious or dishonest methods to achieve one's ends
I have long craved a convention where someone had to wheel and deal, … maneuver and finagle, to win the crown.—Mark Plotkin
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