variant spelling of finagle
1 : to obtain (something) by indirect or involved means finagle a ride home
2 : 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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