Can be adapted to also become a noun: finagler
Definition: to use dishonest methods to achieve a goal or to plan out usually with subtle skill or care
Etymology: American English slang. From Old English word fainaigue, which means “cheat.”
First known use in 1922, American Dialect Society’s Dialect Notes:
“One who stalls until someone else pays the check.”
In a Sentence
Let me see if I can finagle my schedule to squeeze you in.
I will finagle the budget to pay for the car bill.
After lying to the guard, the girl was able to finagle herself backstage of the concert.
The boy finagled himself a piece of candy by telling his Dad he had already eaten dinner.
How the heck did Chad finagle a front-row seat to the Guns and Roses concert?