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coup
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The Awakening
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  • "What about the dinner?" he asked; "the grand event, the coup d’etat?"
  • Why do you call it the ’coup d’etat?’

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  • "And you ask me why I call it a coup d’etat?"

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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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