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cabal

ca·bal

cabal

 
 
pronunciation:
k bal
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small group of people engaged in a secret plot, usu. of a political nature.
The lieutenant colonel was a member of the cabal who plotted against Hitler.
synonyms:
camarilla, conspiracy
similar words:
accomplices, band, crew, junta, league, party, ring
definition 2: the plot or scheme of such a group.
synonyms:
connivance, conspiracy, plot, scheme
similar words:
design, intrigue, plan, program, racket
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: caballed, caballing, cabals
definition: to form a cabal.
synonyms:
connive, conspire, plot