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 for Cabala
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cabala \Cab"a*la\ (k[a^]b"[.a]*l[.a]), n. [LL. See Cabal, n.]
     1. A kind of occult theosophy or traditional interpretation
        of the Scriptures among Jewish rabbis and certain
        medi[ae]val Christians, which treats of the nature of god
        and the mystery of human existence. It assumes that every
        letter, word, number, and accent of Scripture contains a
        hidden sense; and it teaches the methods of interpretation
        for ascertaining these occult meanings. The cabalists
        pretend even to foretell events by this means.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Secret science in general; mystic art; mystery.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that
           is traditionally secret [syn: cabala, cabbala,
           cabbalah, kabala, kabbala, kabbalah, qabala,
      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, Cabala, Qabbalah, Qabbala]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "cabala":
     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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