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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of wrangle.


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  • What gloss do you suppose that person would have wrangled from the Stevenson, Dewey et al. presidencies if history had proven otherwise?

    Watch the Platforms, Not the Winner, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • By night, she's all rock 'n' roll, working a runway at the Hard Rock Cafe having "wrangled" said celebrities for the Power of Leather party, making sure they don't fall off their stilettos, experience a wardrobe malfunction or otherwise screw up in front of the cameras.


  • A hurricane is not a top-5 draft choice for whom Scott Boras wrangled a $15 million guaranteed signing bonus.

    An Anticlimax We Should Appreciate

  • While the timing of Friday evening's downgrade surprised some market participants and followed a tumultuous week for global markets, others noted that the possibility of S&P's move had been well telegraphed for weeks while Congress wrangled over raising the debt ceiling.

    S&P Move Isn't a Shock but Adds to Gloom

  • I considered myself a "Method" actor when it was in style, and I didn't when it wasn't and I just wrangled my way through -- still do, really.

    Dylan Brody: Jeanmarie Simpson -- Artivist in the Modern Landscape (Part 2)

  • Thailand and Cambodia have wrangled over the exact position of their border for decades, but the conflict escalated in 2008 when Cambodia secured U.N. World Heritage recognition for the ancient Preah Vihear temple just inside Cambodia's border.

    Thailand, Cambodia Skirmishes Continue

  • Waiting for a train to leave I saw one of those everyday acts of domestic heroism unfold along the carriage as a woman wrangled her three kids on board – boys aged between 10 and 16 – with the hard-fought nonchalance of John Wayne driving steers across Texas.

    Michael Holden's All ears

  • Rather than just show up and hope to be invited, this year Kate wrangled a formal invitation.

    William and Kate

  • In the debate's final stretch, lawmakers wrangled over how long an interim government should serve.

    Greece to Form a New Government

  • He had wrangled four friends to help him claim his share.

    El Monte Marijuana Bust Uncovers $1 Million In Pot


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