noun, verbal noun, の adjective
When you ford into the thick of things and mix everything up, you're getting involved in a negotiation. That's what negotiations are though, right? You gotta get right in there, fording through the muck. Then, you gotta mix things up and compromise between both parties.
This is a jukugo word, which usually means on'yomi readings from the kanji. If you know the readings of your kanji you'll know how to read this as well.
Kristen is a professional negotiator.
I'll try negotiating, but please don't expect anything.
On their honeymoon, Fugu was very impressed to find out Salmon is very good at negotiating on prices.