acquiring (part of speech: verb)
luring, palming, accumulating, pocketing, incurring, securing, cornering, claiming, amassing, garnering, netting, fetching, harvesting, heaping, retrieving, reaping, getting, buying, winning, taking, collecting, acquiring, scoring, adding, assuming, annexing, receiving, landing, purchasing, catching, capturing, obtaining, bagging, procuring
contending (part of speech: verb)
contrasting, quarreling, hassling, disputing, antagonizing, opposing, encountering, defending, conflicting, clashing, vying, standing, protesting, wrestling, bickering, confronting, dissenting, contending, resisting, withstanding, struggling, brawling, arguing, facing
managing animals (part of speech: verb)
animal management (part of speech: noun)
- My words seem to soothe my friend, and he grows more cheerful, when unexpectedly he learns the truth from the wrangling nurses. - "Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist", Alexander Berkman.
- Even Count Zollern, after six months of wrangling in Brussels, took his departure. - "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I.", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009.
- After some wrangling and delay, the presidente sent a foot- messenger to San Antonio with orders to the authorities of that village to supply three animals for the travellers. - "In Indian Mexico (1908)", Frederick Starr.