Defintion of cabal, complot, conjure, conspire, machinate. (v):
Engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together. "They conspired to overthrow the government".
Defintion of cabal, camarilla, faction, junto. (n):
A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue.
Defintion of cabal, conspiracy. (n):
A plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot).