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wrangle


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wrangle  \Wran"gle\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Wrangled};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Wrangling}.]  [OE.  wranglen  to  wrestle.  See  {Wrong}, 
  {Wring}.] 
  1.  To  argue;  to  debate;  to  dispute.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  To  dispute  angrily;  to  quarrel  peevishly  and  noisily;  to 
  brawl;  to  altercate.  ``In  spite  of  occasional 
  wranglings.''  --Macaulay. 
 
  For  a  score  of  kingdoms  you  should  wrangle.  --Shak. 
 
  He  did  not  know  what  it  was  to  wrangle  on 
  indifferent  points.  --Addison. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wrangle  \Wran"gle\,  v.  t. 
  To  involve  in  a  quarrel  or  dispute;  to  embroil.  [R.]  --Bp. 
  Sanderson. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Wrangle  \Wran"gle\,  n. 
  An  angry  dispute;  a  noisy  quarrel;  a  squabble;  an 
  altercation. 
 
  Syn:  Altercation;  bickering;  brawl;  jar;  jangle;  contest; 
  controversy.  See  {Altercation}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  wrangle 
  n  1:  an  angry  dispute;  "they  had  a  quarrel";  "they  had  words" 
  [syn:  {quarrel},  {row},  {words},  {run-in},  {dustup}] 
  2:  an  instance  of  intense  bargaining  [syn:  {haggle},  {haggling}, 
  {wrangling}] 
  v  :  to  quarrel  noisily,  angrily  or  disruptively:  "The  bar  keeper 
  threw  them  out  but  they  continued  to  wrangle  on  down  the 
  street."  [syn:  {brawl}] 




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