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I spend most of my time daydreaming and creating otherworldly tales steeped in myth, magic, and romance. All of my heroes have long hair, and my heroines are strong-willed. Prior to being a writer, I played bass guitar in an all-girl hard rock/metal band in southern California. When I'm not writing, editing, or reading, I enjoy practicing target archery.
 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Weird Word Wednesday

cabal
noun  ca·bal  \kə-ˈbäl, -ˈbal\
Simple Definition of cabal
Popularity: Top 30% of words
: a small group of people who work together secretly




Full Definition of cabal
1
:  the artifices and intrigues of a group of persons secretly united in a plot (as to overturn a government); also :  a group engaged in such artifices and intrigues
2
:  club, group
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Examples of cabal
a cabal plotting to overthrow the government



Origin of cabal
French cabale cabala, intrigue, cabal, from Medieval Latin cabbala cabala, from Late Hebrew qabbālāh, literally, received (lore)

First Known Use: 1614

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