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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining);
[syn: haggle, haggling, wrangle, wrangling]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wrangle \Wran"gle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wrangled; p. pr. & vb. n. Wrangling.] [OE. wranglen to wrestle. See Wrong, Wring.] [1913 Webster] 1. To argue; to debate; to dispute. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To dispute angrily; to quarrel peevishly and noisily; to brawl; to altercate. "In spite of occasional wranglings." --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] For a score of kingdoms you should wrangle. --Shak. [1913 Webster] He did not know what it was to wrangle on indifferent points. --Addison. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

wrangling n 1: an instance of intense argument (as in bargaining) [syn: haggle, haggling, wrangle, wrangling]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

66 Moby Thesaurus words for "wrangling": Kilkenny cats, aggressive, altercation, apologetics, apologia, apology, argument, argumentation, bellicose, belligerent, bicker, bickering, casuistry, cat-and-dog life, combat, combative, conflict, contention, contentiousness, contest, contestation, controversy, cut and thrust, debate, defense, disputation, disputatious, dispute, divisive, enmity, eristic, factional, factious, fighting, flyting, hassle, hostility, hubbub, irascible, irritable, litigation, litigious, logomachy, paper war, partisan, passage of arms, polarizing, polemic, polemics, pugnacious, quarrel, quarreling, quarrelsome, quarrelsomeness, rhubarb, scrapping, set-to, shrewish, squabbling, strife, struggle, verbal engagement, war, war of words, warfare, words