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

  Junto \Jun"to\ (j[u^]n"t[-o]), n.; pl. Juntos (j[u^]n"t[-o]s).
     [Sp. junto united. See Junta.]
     A secret council to deliberate on affairs of government or
     politics; a number of men combined for party intrigue; a
     faction; a cabal; as, a junto of ministers; a junto of
     politicians.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The puzzling sons of party next appeared,
           In dark cabals and mighty juntos met.    --Thomson.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  junto
      n 1: a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through
           intrigue [syn: cabal, faction, junto, camarilla]

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