wrangle
[ rang-guhl ]
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Part of Speechverb, verbOrigin + Etymology
Late-Middle English; compare with the Low-German wrangeln, the frequentative of wrangen "to struggle;" related to wring
Synonyms
verb
fightarguebickerdisagree
verb
unavailable
Antonyms
verb
agreeconcur
verb
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Definition
verbto argue or dispute
verbto tend or round up (cattle, horses, or other livestock)
Examples
verbA) She did not wish to wrangle with her brother, but he was good at getting on her nerves. B) Penny and Laurie always wrangle over who should get control over the TV remote.
verbA) The farmer decided to wrangle up the cattle before the storm hit. B) On her first day at her job, she was unable to wrangle all the horses into the stables.
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