GRE Word List

CABAL

small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests

The meaning of the word cabal is small group of persons secretly united to promote their own interests.

Random words

WordMeaning
coalescecombine; fuse; N. coalescence
materialismpreoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
humilityhumbleness of spirit
ethnologystudy of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
whimsudden capricious idea; fancy
debunkexpose as false, exaggerated, worthless, etc.; ridicule
conjecturesurmise; guess; V.
confidanttrusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
approbationapproval
hapchance; luck