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Difference between Wangle and Wrangle

Wangle means to gain by trickery or contrivance.

  • He wangled a job for which he had no qualifications.

Wrangle means to argue or debate something angrily.

  • The two coaches wrangled over the umpire’s call.

Wrangle also means herding or tending saddle horses.

  • Paul has been wrangling horses in Virginia for many years now.