Synonyms for caballed

Grammar : Verb
Spell : kuh-bal
Phonetic Transcription : kəˈbæl

Top 10 synonyms for caballed Other synonyms for the word caballed

Définition of caballed

Origin :
  • 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.
  • As in plot : verb plan, scheme
  • As in connive : verb plot, scheme
  • As in conspire : verb plot, scheme with someone
  • As in conspire : verb agree, concur
Example sentences :
  • They caballed, traduced the Baron, and he fell into disgrace.
  • Extract from : « After London » by Richard Jefferies
  • The three last-named persons often held little conspiracies together, and caballed or grumbled against the head of the house.
  • Extract from : « The Virginians » by William Makepeace Thackeray
  • He laughed at the crises: he disdained this war of words, caballed against ministers, and treated passing events with levity.
  • Extract from : « History of the Girondists, Volume I » by Alphonse de Lamartine
  • They conspired, they caballed, they fomented divisions in opinion all the more that they had not control in the Assembly.
  • Extract from : « History of the Girondists, Volume I » by Alphonse de Lamartine
  • The King, regarding it as a blow at the power of the Crown, caballed and canvassed the Peers against it.
  • Extract from : « The Impeachment of The House of Brunswick » by Charles Bradlaugh
  • He caballed with persecuted Papists and Puritans alike, and with various desperados.
  • Extract from : « Sir Walter Ralegh » by William Stebbing

Antonyms for caballed

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