Word of the Day (finagle)-11NOV20

Word of the Day (finagle)-11NOV20

Today’s “Word of the Day” is finagle and it is a verb meaning “to get or achieve something by cheating/deception; deceive, trick, cheat; to plan out something in an indirect/dishonest way; manoeuvre, mastermind, manipulate“.

Example Sentence: The border issue has been the achilles heel (weakness/weak point) of Brexit, the thorn (irritating thing) in the side of true believers in a “clean break” with the EU. So the prospect of an Irish-American politician on his way to the White House, just as Boris Johnson attempts to finagle his way round the problem, is an 11th-hour (last moment/minute) plot twist to savour (enjoy).

This word is present in The Guardian article The Guardian view on Johnson’s Biden problem: not going away and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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