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  • A week later Babbitt learned, through Henry Thompson, that the officials of the Street Traction Company were planning another real-estate coup, and that Sanders, Torrey and Wing, not the Babbitt-Thompson Company, were to handle it for them.

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as in: deposed in the coup Define
the sudden overthrow of a government by use of limited force
as in: a financial coup Define
a brilliant and notable success
as in: delivered the coup de grace Define
deathblow (literally a sword strike that mercifully kills a wounded animal, or metaphorically as the last in a series of things that defeated an opponent, idea, business or other entity.)
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