They even worry that a neo-con "cabal" has co-opted internal party debates, just as liberals have long maintained.
Silicon Valley has its own weaknesses: the cabal of successful investors is small and insular.
The arms dealer sells it to a mysterious neo-Nazi cabal, which then detonates it in Baltimore.
A cabal can do it, selling their influence to the highest bidder.
LIBOR is the very definition of a rate set by a cabal, ripe for collusion.
There was evidently being formed a cabal against her among the first cabin passengers.
People denounced the Austrian cabal, and the queen as its centre.
There was a cabal, a violent, aggressive cabal, a sign of the reaction of the new practical school against the romantic school.
As a foundation of their scheme, the cabal have established a sort of Rota in the Court.
The King embraced him with a sort of enthusiasm that made his cabal triumph.
1520s, "mystical interpretation of the Old Testament," later "society, small group meeting privately" (1660s), from French cabal, in both senses, from Medieval Latin cabbala (see cabbala). Popularized in English 1673 as an acronym for five intriguing ministers of Charles II (Clifford, Arlington, Buckingham, Ashley, and Lauderdale), which gave the word its sinister connotations.