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  • v. Present participle of wrangle.
  • n. The action of the verb to wrangle

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Disputation; especially, contentious argumentation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining)


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • But while the rush and team work involved in wrangling tuna or sharks is huge, such trips don't often qualify as "relaxing fishing" in my mind.

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  • You seem to think that the purpose of stimulus wrangling is to boost Democratic approval ... so Democrats can wrangle over stimulus.

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  • I think you need HELP, not necessarily drug help, more like an extra set of hands help, someone to sit and chat with whilst holding a never wants to stop eating newborn and toddler wrangling from the couch.

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  • Last year, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., sent Obama a biting letter accusing the Illinois senator of playing partisan politics in wrangling over an overhaul of ethics rules.

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  • (There's a reason they call wrangling your congressional colleagues "herding cats.")

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  • The parties have announced breakthroughs before that failed to end long term wrangling over the details of the peace accord.

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  • The parties have announced breakthroughs before that failed to end long term wrangling over the details of their troubled peace deal.

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  • There hasn't been a great deal of new material since his mid-Nineties peak, but there has been plenty of incident: the LA lavatory fiasco ("Zip Me Up Before You Go Go", as one tabloid memorably put it), the car crash into a Hampstead Snappy Snaps, the record label wrangling (he tells us he's still livid with Sony), the drug-taking (tonight he admits to passing out while talking on the phone to Rufus Wainwright because he was "puffing" at the time) and the short time served At Her Majesty's pleasure.

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  • He never caused trouble, never took part in wrangling.


  • At the centre of the wrangling was the issue of what qualified one as an Ivorian citizen.

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