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cabala

Noun

1 an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret [syn: cabbala, cabbalah, kabala, kabbala, kabbalah, qabala, qabalah]
2 an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries [syn: Kabbalah, Kabbala, Kabala, Cabbalah, Cabbala, Qabbalah, Qabbala]

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Proper noun

  1. alternative spelling of Kaballah

Extensive Definition

Cabala is a variant spelling of:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

anagoge, anagogics, anthroposophy, arcanum, cabalism, classified information, confidence, confidential communication, enigma, esoterica, esotericism, esoterics, esoterism, esotery, guarded secret, hermetics, hocus-pocus, mumbo jumbo, mystery, mystery of mysteries, mysticism, mystification, occultism, personal matter, private matter, privileged communication, privity, profound secret, restricted information, sealed book, secret, symbolics, symbolism, the occult, yoga, yogeeism, yogism
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