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Noun: cabal  ku'bal or ku'baal
  1. A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
    - faction, junto, camarilla
     
  2. A plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)
    - conspiracy
Verb: cabal (caballed,caballing)  ku'bal or ku'baal
  1. Engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
    - conspire, complot [archaic], conjure, machinate

Derived forms: caballing, caballed, cabals

Type of: camp, clique, coterie, game, ingroup, inner circle, pack, plot, secret plan

Encyclopedia: Cabal