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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A conspiratorial group of plotters or intriguers.

Usage examples (33)
  • The cabal had decided to take over the precious mountain.
  • It will be a happy day when the White House cabal is found guilty of treason and war crimes.
  • Webster’s Dictionary says a cabal is “a small group of persons joined in a secret conspiracy.”
  • The number of Republicans who support this man and his cabal is astonishing, but nothing will change the minds of that percentage. for more
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  • A "cabal" is a secret political plot or a group of secret plotters, "cabala" or "cabbala" is a system of mysticism in Judaism, while "cable" is a strong wire or metal rope.
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