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coup
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "Some years ago, soon after the coup d’etat of December, I happened to be calling in Paris on an extremely influential personage in the Government, and I met a very interesting man in his house.

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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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